Definition of grenadine
1 : an open-weave fabric of various fibers
2 : a moderate reddish orange
3 : a syrup flavored with pomegranates and used in mixed drinks
Recent Examples of grenadine from the Web
The ZoCone features Zima, the throwback '90s-era cult malt beverage enjoying a limited-time resurgence, with blue curaçao and grenadine.
Pour 1 tablespoon of grenadine over each glass and allow red color to sink to the bottom before serving, about 1 minute.
The pomegranate-peppercorn combo, for example, is a spicier twist on grenadine.
How to make Miss Patty's Founders Day Punch: In a pitcher, pour 6 ounces Malibu Rum, 2 ounces Ninety-Nine Bananas, 2 ounces orange juice, ½ ounces pineapple juice, and 1 ounce grenadine.
The Wang Wang turned out to be a house specialty – a powerhouse of gin, vodka, rum, scotch, bourbon, tequila, brandy, triple sec, orange juice, pineapple, and grenadine.
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Origin and Etymology of grenadine
French, from grenade coarse silk fabric, pomegranate
First Known Use: 1852See Words from the same year
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Definition of grenadine for English Language Learners
: a sweet liquid that is made from a type of red fruit (called a pomegranate) and that is used in alcoholic drinks
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