gren·​a·​dine | \ ˌgre-nə-ˈdēn How to pronounce grenadine (audio) , ˈgre-nə-ˌdēn \

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

Examples of grenadine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web How to Make a Dirty Shirley According to Juli Hale, senior culinary specialist in the Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen, the traditional Shirley Temple recipe includes lemon-lime soda or ginger ale, grenadine, and a maraschino cherry. Bryce Jones, Better Homes & Gardens, 9 June 2022 At Vinyl Steakhouse in New York City, the drink has layers of flavor thanks to Cardinal Bourbon and Guinness, fruity notes from muddled fresh blackberries and the sweet-tart grenadine, plus lime juice to balance it out. Aly Walansky, Forbes, 7 June 2022 All the hot girls are drinking Dirty Shirleys—an ombre of Sprite and grenadine, made dirty by a generous glug of vodka. Elazar Sontag, Bon Appétit, 20 May 2022 It's made up of all the staple ingredients of a classic Shirley Temple — sprite, grenadine and a signature maraschino cherry — but spiked with vodka. Antonia Debianchi,, 13 May 2022 Signature drinks: Tree House Gimlet with Austin Still Gin, Green Chartreuse, cucumber syrup and lime or the Shwayze with cherry limeade with Deep Eddy Vodka, lime, grenadine and soda. Robin Soslow, Chron, 10 May 2022 In the Wild Eyed Rose, the voluptuous tartness of the grenadine gets to arc across the whole palate, supported by the warm light malt of the Irish whiskey and given a malic kiss at the end by the lime juice. Jason O'bryan, Robb Report, 17 Mar. 2022 Small Hands Foods also make great grenadine, as do many, many others. Jason O'bryan, Robb Report, 24 Feb. 2022 Its array of desserts rotates, but a mainstay is the must-try shave ice, which comes with rose water, rose syrup, grenadine, peanuts, pandan jelly and more. Jennifer Kester, Forbes, 29 Oct. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of grenadine

1826, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for grenadine

French, from grenade coarse silk fabric, pomegranate

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“Grenadine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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