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pomegranate - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'pomegranate' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Pomegranate [ 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.
- A carved or embroidered ornament resembling a pomegranate.