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  • n. The red roselike flower of the pomegranate, having a bitter taste and sometimes used as an astringent in folk medicine.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The pomegranate tree (Punica granatum). The bark of the root, the rind of the fruit, and the flowers are used medicinally.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to the wild pomegranate-tree.

Etymologies

Latin balaustinus (Wiktionary)

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  • Relating to the pomegranate; or the dried flowers of the pomegranate used in medicines.

    November 6, 2007