pome

noun
\ ˈpōm How to pronounce pome (audio) \

Definition of pome

: 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

First Known Use of pome

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pome

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

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