grenadin

noun (1)
gren·​a·​din | \ ˈgrenədə̇n \
variants: or less commonly grenadine \ ¦grenə¦dēn How to pronounce grenadin (audio) \
plural -s

Definition of grenadin

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a small fricandeau seventeen grenadins of prime beef … exquisitely interlarded with pork insertions— Joel Sayre

grenadin

noun (2)
\ " \
variants: or grenadine \ " How to pronounce grenadin (audio) \
plural -s

Definition of grenadin (Entry 2 of 2)

: clove pink especially : a strongly perfumed medium-sized carnation

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History and Etymology for grenadin

Noun (1)

French grenadin, from grenade pomegranate + -in -ine

Noun (2)

French grenadine, from grenade pomegranate + -ine

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“Grenadin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grenadin. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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