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 An exception is the invigorating riesling Kuhse makes from the second pressing of grape pomace. Michael Alberty | For The Oregonian/oregonlive, oregonlive, "All-Good ‘pop-up’ brings great fun, food and wine to Sunday," 7 Mar. 2020 After that two to three-day process, the pomace is packed into airtight bags. Chase Purdy, Quartz, "Scientists are playing with apple flour to pack cookies with fiber," 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, "Is lower-alcohol piquette Oregon’s next big wine craze?," 25 Jan. 2020 Apple pomace flour is a long way from being adopted more broadly by food makers. Chase Purdy, Quartz, "Scientists are playing with apple flour to pack cookies with fiber," 18 Nov. 2019 After the grinder filled, Shatt opened a latch and dropped the pomace onto a rack with a plastic liner, wrapped in cloth. Jason Wilson, Washington Post, "Why cider, which can be as complex as wine, belongs on your Thanksgiving table," 17 Nov. 2019 For example, paper is flexible, textiles are porous and apple pomace, the material left after juicing, contains fibers useful for building human tissue. Michelle A. Nguyen, The Conversation, "Reimagining eggshells and other everyday items to grow human tissues and organs," 18 Sep. 2019 Water is added to pomace (grapes that have already been pressed once) and fermentation commences. Ellen Bhang, BostonGlobe.com, "Fizzy summer wines offer lighthearted refreshment," 29 July 2019 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

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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 13 Jul. 2020.

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