Definition of pome
: a fleshy fruit (as an apple or pear) consisting of an outer thickened fleshy layer and a central core with usually five seeds enclosed in a capsule
Origin of pome
Middle English, fruit, from Anglo-French pume, pomme apple, fruit, ultimately from Late Latin pomum
First Known Use: 15th century
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