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pom·e·gran·ate

 (pŏm′ĭ-grăn′ĭt, pŏm′grăn′ĭt, pŭm′ĭ-, pŭm′-)
n.
1. A deciduous shrub or small tree (Punica granatum) native to Asia and widely cultivated for its edible fruit.
2. The fruit of this tree, having a tough reddish rind and containing numerous seeds surrounded by tart juicy red pulp.

[Middle English pome granate, from Old French pome grenate : pome, apple; see pome + grenate, having many seeds (from Latin grānātus, from grānum, grain, seed; see gr̥ə-no- in Indo-European roots).]

pomegranate

(ˈpɒmɪˌɡrænɪt; ˈpɒmˌɡrænɪt)
n
1. (Plants) an Asian shrub or small tree, Punica granatum, cultivated in semitropical regions for its edible fruit: family Punicaceae
2. (Plants) the many-chambered globular fruit of this tree, which has tough reddish rind, juicy red pulp, and many seeds
[C14: from Old French pome grenate, from Latin pōmum apple + grenate, from Latin grānātum, from grānātus full of seeds]

pome•gran•ate

(ˈpɒmˌgræn ɪt, ˈpɒm ɪ-, ˈpʌm-)

n.
1. a round fruit with a leathery red rind, containing membranous chambers filled with a juicy, tart red pulp and white seeds.
2. the small tree, Punica granatum, of the family Punicaceae, that bears this fruit.
[1275–1325; Middle English poumgarnet, pomegarnade (< Old French pome grenate, pome gernete), representing Medieval Latin pōmum grānātum literally, seedy apple. See pome, grenade]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pomegranate - shrub or small tree native to southwestern Asia having large red many-seeded fruitpomegranate - shrub or small tree native to southwestern Asia having large red many-seeded fruit
pomegranate - large globular fruit having many seeds with juicy red pulp in a tough brownish-red rind
genus Punica, Punica - coextensive with the family Punicaceae
fruit tree - tree bearing edible fruit
2.pomegranate - large globular fruit having many seeds with juicy red pulp in a tough brownish-red rind
edible fruit - edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
pomegranate, pomegranate tree, Punica granatum - shrub or small tree native to southwestern Asia having large red many-seeded fruit
Translations
رُمَّانشَجَرَة الرُمّان
granátové jablko
granatæble
GranatapfelGrenadine
granato
انار
granaattiomena
nar
gránátalma
granatepli
ザクロ
석류
granatas
granātābols
rodierodiu
granátové jablko
granatäpple
ผลทับทิม
انار
lựu

pomegranate

[ˈpɒməgrænɪt] N (= fruit) → granada f; (= tree) → granado m

pomegranate

[ˈpɒmɪgrænət] ngrenade f (fruit)

pomegranate

nGranatapfel m; (= tree)Granatapfelbaum m, → Granatbaum m

pomegranate

[ˈpɒmɪˌgrænɪt] n (tree) → melograno; (fruit) → melagrana

pomegranate

(ˈpomigrӕnət) noun
a type of fruit with a thick skin and many seeds.

pomegranate

رُمَّان granátové jablko granatæble Granatapfel ρόδι granada granaattiomena grenade nar melagrana ザクロ 석류 granaatappel granateple granat romã гранат granatäpple ผลทับทิม nar lựu 石榴
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