pome

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noun \ˈpōm\

Definition of pome

  1. :  a fleshy fruit (such as an apple or pear) consisting of an outer thickened fleshy layer and a central core with usually five seeds enclosed in a capsule

Origin and Etymology of pome

Middle English, fruit, from Anglo-French pume, pomme apple, fruit, ultimately from Late Latin pomum


First Known Use: 15th century


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