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

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He and a friend made grappa, an Italian brandy distilled from grape pomace, the solid residue of the winemaking process. Providence Cicero, The Seattle Times, "Backed by his boss, John Howie, sommelier/master distiller Erik Liedholm pours his heart and talent into award-winning liquors," 20 June 2018 In the late 16th century the Spanish first made pisco by accident in the attempt to make orujo, a pomace brandy made from the solids left after pressing grapes. Linda Bladholm, miamiherald, "Just what the doctor ordered at Dr. Limon Peruvian," 24 May 2017

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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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