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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.]
(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]
1. (Cookery) a syrup made from pomegranate juice, used as a sweetening and colouring agent in various drinks
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)
a thin fabric of leno weave in silk, nylon, rayon, or wool.
[1850–55; < French]
gren•a•dine2(ˌgrɛn əˈdin, ˈgrɛn əˌdin)
a sweet red syrup made from or tasting like pomegranate juice.
[1700–10; < French]