from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A deciduous shrub or small tree (Punica granatum) native to Asia and widely cultivated for its edible fruit.
- n. The fruit of this tree, having a tough reddish rind, and containing many seeds, each enclosed in a juicy, mildly acidic, red pulp.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of several shrubs or small trees, of the genus Punica, bearing the fruit of the same name.
- n. The fruit of these plants, about the size of an orange and having a red pulp containing many seeds and enclosed in a thick, hard, reddish skin.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The fruit of the tree Punica Granatum; also, the tree itself (see balaustine), which is native in the Orient, but is successfully cultivated in many warm countries, and as a house plant in colder climates. The fruit is as large as an orange, and has a hard rind containing many rather large seeds, each one separately covered with crimson, acid pulp.
- n. A carved or embroidered ornament resembling a pomegranate.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The fruit of the tree Punica Granatum.
- n. The tree, Punica Granatum, which produces the fruit pomegranate.
- n. In Queensland, a small tree, Capparis nobilis, with some resemblance to the pomegranate.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. shrub or small tree native to southwestern Asia having large red many-seeded fruit
- n. large globular fruit having many seeds with juicy red pulp in a tough brownish-red rind
Auberville, in his magnificent work "L'Ornement des Tissus," is astonished to find the term pomegranate-pattern almost confined to these forms, since their central part is generally formed of a thistle-form.
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).
The pomegranate is made with a white chocolate base flavored - and tinted - with real pomegranate juice.
A small state that looks like the inside of a pomegranate is not doable.
Now-trendy-to-eat pomegranate is the other, joining honey lemon, cherry and honey ($2.79 per 3. 5-ounce bag).
As to the pomegranate seeds, they are not strictly necessary, but they are so nice, and one pomegranate is more than enough for everything.
A pomegranate is not a species of granular crystalline rock consisting essentially of quartz, orthoclase-feldspar, and mica, as I spelled it.
This was how I learned that the word pomegranate does not rhyme with speculate.
250 The pomegranate is probably chosen here because each fruit is supposed to contain one seed from Eden-garden.
Once the pomegranates were piled on my counter, I couldn’t stop thinking about Tom and Joanna’s chicken in pomegranate sauce.