pom·​ace | \ ˈpə-məs How to pronounce pomace (audio) , ˈpä- How to pronounce pomace (audio) \

Definition of pomace

1 : the dry or pulpy residue of material (such as fruit, seeds, or fish) from which a liquid (such as juice or oil) has been pressed or extracted
2 : something crushed to a pulpy mass

Examples of pomace in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web It is made with a blend of red grapes, plus pomace from La Crecent grapes. Jordyn Noennig, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 5 Oct. 2021 Rasmussen's other piquette is the Light Verse orange piquette ($24/4-pack) made from white grape pomace. Jordyn Noennig, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 5 Oct. 2021 Fruit pomace – all the fibrous bits left after fruit juice production – bolsters the flavor and nutritional content of snack foods. Danielle Bellmer, The Conversation, 22 June 2021 Grappa is made by distilling grape pomace, the remains of the grape skins, seeds and other solids that have been pressed. Esther Mobley, SFChronicle.com, 24 Sep. 2020 An exception is the invigorating riesling Kuhse makes from the second pressing of grape pomace. Michael Alberty | For The Oregonian/oregonlive, oregonlive, 7 Mar. 2020 After that two to three-day process, the pomace is packed into airtight bags. Chase Purdy, Quartz, 18 Nov. 2019 The proletarian tradition of reconstituting pomace for the masses reached its height in19th Century Europe. Michael Alberty | For The Oregonian/oregonlive, oregonlive, 25 Jan. 2020 Apple pomace flour is a long way from being adopted more broadly by food makers. Chase Purdy, Quartz, 18 Nov. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of pomace

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for pomace

Middle English pomys, probably from Medieval Latin pomacium cider, from Late Latin pomum apple, from Latin, fruit

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“Pomace.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pomace. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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