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gren·a·dine

 (grĕn′ə-dēn′, grĕn′ə-dēn′)
n.
1. A thick sweet syrup made from pomegranates and used as a flavoring, especially in beverages.
2. A thin, loosely woven fabric of silk, cotton, wool, or synthetic fiber.

[French, from grenade, pomegranate, from Old French grenate; see pomegranate.]

grenadine

(ˌɡrɛnəˈdiːn)
n
(Textiles) a light thin leno-weave fabric of silk, wool, rayon, or nylon, used esp for dresses
[C19: from French, from earlier grenade silk with a grained texture, from grenu grained; see grain]

grenadine

(ˌɡrɛnəˈdiːn; ˈɡrɛnəˌdiːn)
n
1. (Cookery) a syrup made from pomegranate juice, used as a sweetening and colouring agent in various drinks
2. (Colours)
a. a moderate reddish-orange colour
b. (as adjective): a grenadine coat.
[C19: from French: a little pomegranate, from grenade pomegranate; see grenade]

gren•a•dine1

(ˌgrɛn əˈdin, ˈgrɛn əˌdin)

n.
a thin fabric of leno weave in silk, nylon, rayon, or wool.
[1850–55; < French]

gren•a•dine2

(ˌgrɛn əˈdin, ˈgrɛn əˌdin)

n.
a sweet red syrup made from or tasting like pomegranate juice.
[1700–10; < French]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grenadine - thin syrup made from pomegranate juicegrenadine - thin syrup made from pomegranate juice; used in mixed drinks
sirup, syrup - a thick sweet sticky liquid
Translations

grenadine

[ˈgrenədiːn] Ngranadina f

grenadine

nGrenadine f
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A useless strip of white chaf--oh, no, he was guiding the auto car--of white chiffon--or perhaps it was grenadine or tulle--was tied beneath her chin, pretending to hold her bonnet in place.
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30ml Disaronno, 20ml tequila, 5ml agave, 25ml lime juice, grenadine, 3 red chillies Muddle one red chilli at the bottom of the glass, then add in the Disaronno, tequila, agave, grenadine and lime juice.
RHUBARB PUREE INGREDIENTS: 1kg of forced rhubarb chopped; 1/2kg of sugar; 100ml of grenadine METHOD: Place the rhubarb, sugar and grenadine in a pan and cook over a low heat for 30 minutes until the water has evaporated blend to a puree.
HEARTY Rhubarb gives this tasty creamy pud a lovely tang, while grenadine syrup sharpens up the fantastic pink colour even more.
5m, the agent, Grenadine Escape Ltd, encourages viewings and will make all travel and accommodation arrangements for potential buyers, including offering a complimentary private sunset cruise along the coast.
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