from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The pulpy material remaining after the juice has been pressed from fruit, such as apples.
- n. Pulpy material remaining after the extraction of oil from nuts, seeds, or fish.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. the pulp that remains after a fruit has been pressed to extract the juice (or a nut etc has been pressed to extract the oil)
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The substance of apples, or of similar fruit, crushed by grinding.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The substance of apples or of similar fruit crushed by grinding.
- n. Fish-scrap or refuse of fishes from which the oil has been extracted.
- n. The cake left after expressing castor-oil from the beans.
Middle English pomis, from Medieval Latin pōmācium, cider, from Vulgar Latin *pōma, apple, fruit; see pome.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Latin pomum. (Wiktionary)