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pomegranate

noun pome·gran·ate \ˈpä-mə-ˌgra-nət; ˈpäm-ˌgra-nət, ˈpəm-\

: a round, red fruit that has a thick skin and many large seeds

Full Definition of POMEGRANATE

1
:  a several-celled reddish berry that is about the size of an orange with a thick leathery skin and many seeds with pulpy crimson arils of tart flavor
2
:  a widely cultivated tropical Asian tree (Punica granatum of the family Punicaceae) bearing pomegranates

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Origin of POMEGRANATE

Middle English poumgrenet, from Anglo-French pome garnette, literally, seedy fruit
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Food Terms

Reuben, calamari, chuck, curry, edamame, foie gras, hummus, leaven, nonpareil, peel

pomegranate

noun pome·gran·ate \ˈpäm-(ə-)ˌgran-ət, ˈpəm-ˌgran-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of POMEGRANATE

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:  a tart thick-skinned several-celled reddish berry that is about the size of an orange
2
:  a widely cultivated tropical Old World tree (Punica granatum of the family Punicaceae) bearing pomegranates and having bark and roots which were formerly used in dried form as a taeniacide

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