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

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Recent Examples on the Web The original drink was made by splashing some grenadine over a tall glass of ice, then topping it off with ginger ale or lemon-lime soda and, always, a maraschino cherry. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Shirley Temple Drink," 29 Oct. 2019 Aside from the rum, homemade pomegranate grenadine and Don's Mix #2, a syrup made with cinnamon and grapefruit zest are essential to the zombie. Tirion Morris, azcentral, "Tiki culture's not dead. This underground Phoenix bar's zombie cocktail is proof," 24 Oct. 2019 Tell tale heart — Jack Daniel’s Apple Jack, grenadine, lemon, smoked cinnamon bitters and garnished with cinnamon, brown sugar and dehydrated apple for $12.66. Rod Stafford Hagwood,, "Death or Glory goes all gory with Halloween pop-up," 27 Aug. 2019 Make sure to ask about the kiddie cocktail featuring Sprite and grenadine. Emily Sabens, Indianapolis Star, "Kid-friendly restaurants: 9 places in Indianapolis with the best children's menus," 29 Aug. 2019 Mixing mezcal, watermelon, aloe, blackberry grenadine, Manfpubzanilla sherry, lime and soda water in a tall glass, the $15 Melon Collins is decorated with a Mexican playing card. Khanh T.l. Tran, The Hollywood Reporter, "Drink and Dish: Patton Oswalt's Comedy Dinner, Miley Cyrus-Approved Vegan Hot Spot," 30 July 2019 Shake with ice and pour into a Champagne flute over a ½ ounce of grenadine. Tanya Edwards,, "Red, white, and delicious: Patriotic foods for your Fourth of July celebrations," 1 July 2019 Bahama Breeze makes its libation with Bacardi Silver and Black Rums, banana liqueur, blackberry brandy, orange juice and grenadine. Doreen Christensen,, "Celebrate the first day of summer with $5 rum cocktails at Bahama Breeze on Friday," 21 June 2019 The pan, which is currently available in three colors: blue, a deep burgundy called grenadine, and graphite and brass. Brittney Morgan, House Beautiful, "The Best-Selling Staub Perfect Pan Is On Major Discount At Food52 Right Now," 22 Jan. 2019

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First Known Use of grenadine

1852, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for grenadine

French, from grenade coarse silk fabric, pomegranate

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The first known use of grenadine was in 1852

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13 Nov 2019

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“Grenadine.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 14 December 2019.

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English Language Learners Definition of grenadine

: 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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