pomace

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noun pom·ace \ˈpə-məs, ˈpä-\

Definition of pomace

  1. 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. 2 :  something crushed to a pulpy mass

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 century


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