Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, relating to, bearing, or characteristic of pomes, especially apples.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Consisting of or resembling pomace.
  • Of, pertaining to, or consisting of apples.
  • Having the character of a pome; belonging to the Pomeæ.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Like an apple or pear; producing pomes.
  • adjective 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.
  • adjective Like pomace.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective botany Resembling or relating to a pome.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From New Latin pōmāceus, from Late Latin pōmum, apple, fruit; see pome.]

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  • applelacious - a mountain chain near the banana belt (Poconos)?

    March 13, 2013