“And in case you want to wow your friends with your vast knowledge of useless information …. the word pomegranate comes from the latin word “pomum” (meaning apple) and “granatus” (meaning seeded).”
“For example Stephen Gaselee, in his bibliography of Petronius, calls attention to Harry Thurston Peck's rendering of "bell um pomum" by "he's a daisy," and remarks, appropriately enough, "that this was well enough for 1898; but we would now be more inclined to render it 'he's a peach.”
“_Entry_, at the anterior border of the sterno-mastoid opposite the pomum Adami; _exit_, through the ninth rib below and 1/2 an inch external to the scapular angle.”
“I.e., "grained apple" (pomum granatum), Heb. rimmon.”
“At the same time the physician placed his right hand against the neck just over the pomum Adami, and his left against the occiput, and, while extension was being made, he flexed the head forward until the chin nearly touched the breast, after which the head was returned to its normal position.”
“Palatium est Anima rationalis, et aureum pomum Similitudo cum Deo.”
“The Apple (_pomum_) has left its mark in the language in the word "pomatum," which, originally an ointment made of Apples, is now an ointment in which Apples have no part.”
“_Accipe gladium sanctum, Accipe virgam, Accipe pomum, Accipe signum gloriae_!”
“And as for Cod, that was derived directly from that "great store of codfish" which Captain Bartholomew Gosnold caught there in 1602; which fish appears to have been so called from the Saxon word codde, "a case in which seeds are lodged," either from the form of the fish, or the quantity of spawn it contains; whence also, perhaps, codling ( "pomum coctile"?) and coddle, -- to cook green like peas.”
“The name of pomatum is derived from _pomum_, an apple, because it was originally made by macerating over-ripe apples in grease.”
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