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
Recent Examples of pomace from the Web
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.
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Origin and Etymology of pomace
Middle English pomys, probably from Medieval Latin pomacium cider, from Late Latin pomum apple, from Latin, fruit
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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