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  • Tomatoes (allegedly to the French term pomme d'amour as a misrendering of pomme de Maure)

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  • Maybe this helps to understand those foreign words, which indicate that this plant came from the New World: love apple in English, pomme d'amour in French, Liebesapfel say the Germans, and pommo d'oro (golden apple) in Italy.

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  • The key color for Eres this season, she added, is pomme, a.k.a. bright green, so she went with the granny smith flavor.

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  • The key color for Eres this season, she added, is pomme, a.k.a. bright green, so she went with the granny smith flavor.

    In East Hampton, Ushering in New Shops

  • Various tubers that had long been eaten in Europe were known as earth apples and earth pears in German erdapfel and erdbirn; in French, pomme de terre and poire de terre.

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  • Various tubers that had long been eaten in Europe were known as earth apples and earth pears in German erdapfel and erdbirn; in French, pomme de terre and poire de terre.

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  • The four corners of the canopy were decorated with bunches of plumes or panache, or with a carved wooden ornament called pomme, or with a "_bouquet_" of silk.

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  • Its use then spread to Italy and to France, where it reportedly was called pomme d'amour, or love apple.

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  • Approaching town, the train advanced at half-speed. le casanier, la casanière = stay-at-home, homebody une pomme (f) = apple le pain (m) = bread au lointain = in the distance le marché paysan (m) = the farmers 'market le pont (m) = bridge mi-vitesse = half-speed

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  • And so I pulled on my boots, packed a pomme and some pain ... and headed out, direction Orange, to the Gard, au lointain.

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  • See pomeis.

    October 5, 2011