American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, bearing, or characteristic of apples or pomes.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of, pertaining to, or consisting of apples.
- Having the character of a pome; belonging to the Pomeæ.
- Consisting of or resembling pomace.
- adj. botany Resembling or relating to a pome.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Like an apple or pear; producing pomes.
- adj. Of or pertaining to a suborder (Pomeæ) of rosaceous plants, which includes the true thorn trees, the quinces, service berries, medlars, and loquats, as well as the apples, pears, crabs, etc.
- adj. Like pomace.
- From New Latin pōmāceus, from Late Latin pōmum, apple, fruit; see pome. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Anyone with any common sense knows that a pomaceous fruit is not the same as a great ape.”
“The apple is the pomaceous fruit of the apple tree.”
“A near relative, a large brown = Coccus =, infests pomaceous trees, and is especially partial to the Pyracantha, which it often kills outright.”
“And, again, the malformation is not without significance in regard to the relationship between the drupaceous and the pomaceous subdivisions of _Rosaceæ_.”
“ An illustration of this latter nature in the case of a cherry, which was surmounted by the calyx lobes, precisely as in the case of a pomaceous fruit, has been given at p. 424, _adnot.”
“For instance, no wild pomaceous fruit is, I believe, so large as our apples, and no doubt they could be got much larger if flavour, etc., were entirely neglected.”
“The Punjabi name of the pomaceous one is _Sai-oo_, of the cherry or plum _Aloochah_.”
“In one garden pomegranates, a pomaceous tree, and mulberries, whose fruit is now ripe but quite devoid of flavour, occurred.”
“The orchards here consist of cherry, and a pomaceous tree which also is cultivated at Shikarpore, and on the skirts occasionally of willows, which, were they unmutilated, would be handsome trees.”
“Orchards -- apricots of large size, and very large cherry trees, a pomaceous plant with the habit of poplar, occurs; the Ulmus of this place is one of the largest sized trees; no walnuts.”
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