Definition of pomegranate noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈpɒmɪɡrænɪt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɑːmɪɡrænɪt//
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a round fruit with thick smooth skin and red flesh full of large seeds See related entries: Fruit Word Origin Middle English: from Old French pome grenate, from pome ‘apple’ + grenate ‘pomegranate’ (from Latin (malum) granatum ‘(apple) having many seeds’, from granum ‘seed’).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: pomegranate