grenadine

noun gren·a·dine \ ˌgre-nə-ˈdēn , ˈgre-nə-ˌdēn \
Updated on: 10 Jan 2018

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

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Origin and Etymology of grenadine

French, from grenade coarse silk fabric, pomegranate


GRENADINE Defined for English Language Learners

grenadine

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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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