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pome

 (pōm)
n.
A fleshy fruit, such as an apple, pear, or quince, having several seed chambers and an outer fleshy part largely derived from the hypanthium.

[Middle English, from Old French, apple, fruit, from Vulgar Latin *pōma, from neuter pl. of Late Latin pōmum, from Latin, fruit.]

pome

(pəʊm)
n
(Botany) the fleshy fruit of the apple and related plants, consisting of an enlarged receptacle enclosing the ovary and seeds
[C15: from Old French, from Late Latin pōma apple, pl (assumed to be sing) of Latin pōmum apple]

pome

(poʊm)

n.
the characteristic fruit of the apple subfamily, as an apple, pear, or quince, in which the edible flesh arises from the greatly swollen receptacle and not from the carpels.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French < Latin pōma, pl. (taken in Vulgar Latin as feminine singular) of pōmum fruit]
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Noun1.pome - a fleshy fruit (apple or pear or related fruits) having seed chambers and an outer fleshy partpome - a fleshy fruit (apple or pear or related fruits) having seed chambers and an outer fleshy part
apple - fruit with red or yellow or green skin and sweet to tart crisp whitish flesh
pear - sweet juicy gritty-textured fruit available in many varieties
quince - aromatic acid-tasting pear-shaped fruit used in preserves
fruit - the ripened reproductive body of a seed plant
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Jose Pomes Ruiz said, "It is certain that Spain would veto any moves to restructure the EU in this way because it would set a precedent that would intensify the problems in Catalonia and the Basque country.
The group in Barcelona had a stockpile of more than 500lb of dynamite, enough, said the Interior Minister in the Catalan government, Xavier Pomes, to make six car bombs.
The ensuing bitterness provides the tenor of two groups of poems, Six Rileypomes and Pomes for Pomona.
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