Definition of pomegranate
1 : a several-celled reddish berry that is about the size of an orange with a thick leathery skin and many seeds with pulpy crimson arils of tart flavor
2 : a widely cultivated tropical Asian tree (Punica granatum of the family Punicaceae) bearing pomegranates
Recent Examples of pomegranate from the Web
Lena Headey, meanwhile, stands in front of a table of swollen pomegranates - the symbol of life, rebirth and marriage – suggestive of her character’s fierce maternal instinct.
Amethyst Crystal contains dragon fruit extract for antioxidants, pomegranate and orange flower extract to help improve the smoothness of the skin, and honey extract, which could reduce oil production on the skin.
Situated along winding paths and green lawns, the fruit is arranged in clusters that correspond to the colors of the rainbow: red pomegranates, oranges, yellow lemons, green avocados, blue and indigo berries, and purple grapes.
Crop production is significant in high altitude areas, including plantations of apple, pomegranate and avocado.
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The seeds are stone-ground, and the spreads are flavored with beet, carob-chocolate, date, fig, pomegranate or strawberry: Sesame Kingdom Tahini Spreads, $13 for nine ounces, $78 for all six flavors, 800-460-3037, sesamekingdom.com.
Add a splash of pomegranate juice and enjoy your summer.
Then it's topped with caramelized onions, extra feta, pomegranate sauce, and watercress for a colorful and gourmet meal that's easy to make and loaded with flavors that come together perfectly.
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Origin and Etymology of pomegranate
Middle English poumgrenet, from Anglo-French pome garnette, literally, seedy fruit
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
POMEGRANATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pomegranate for English Language Learners
: a round, red fruit that has a thick skin and many large seeds
POMEGRANATE Defined for Kids
Definition of pomegranate for Students
: a reddish fruit that has a thick leathery skin and many seeds in a pulp of tart flavor and that grows on a tropical Asian tree
Medical Definition of pomegranate
1: a tart thick-skinned several-celled reddish berry that is about the size of an orange
2: a widely cultivated tropical Old World tree (Punica granatum of the family Punicaceae) bearing pomegranates and having bark and roots which were formerly used in dried form as a taeniacide
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