pomegranate

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Definition of pomegranate in English Turkish dictionary

  1. (isim) nar
  2. Punica granatum
  3. nar
  4. nar tanesi
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Definition of pomegranate in English English dictionary

  1. 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
  2. Any of several shrubs or small trees, of the genus Punica, bearing the fruit of the same name
  3. punica granatum
  4. A fruit which symbolizes death The pomegranate was used by Hades to keep Persephone in the underworld
  5. the name of a tree or its fruit noun
  6. A pomegranate is a round fruit with a thick reddish skin. It contains lots of small seeds with juicy flesh around them. Fruit of Punica granatum, a bush or small tree of Asia, which with a little-known species from the island of Socotra constitutes the family Punicaceae. Native to Iran and long cultivated around the Mediterranean and in India, it also grows in the warmer parts of the New World. The orange-sized and obscurely six-sided fruit has smooth, leathery, brownish yellow to red skin. Several chambers contain many thin, transparent vesicles of reddish, juicy pulp, each containing an angular, elongated seed. The fruit is eaten fresh, and the juice is the source of the grenadine syrup used in flavourings and liqueurs. The plant grows 16-23 ft (5-7 m) tall and has elliptical, bright green leaves and handsome orange-red flowers. Throughout the Orient, the pomegranate has since earliest times occupied a position of importance alongside the grape and the fig. It is mentioned in the Bible, by the Prophet Muhammad, and in Greek mythology
  7. The fruit of the shrub or tree of the same name, about the size of an orange and having a red pulp containing many seeds and enclosed in a thick, hard, reddish skin
  8. type of red fruit that has a tough skin and many seeds isim
  9. large globular fruit having many seeds with juicy red pulp in a tough brownish-red rind shrub or small tree native to southwestern Asia having large red many-seeded fruit
  10. 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
  11. shrub or small tree native to southwestern Asia having large red many-seeded fruit
  12. 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
  13. A shrub or small tree bearing the fruit of the same name
  14. A strangely constructed fruit - a labyrinth of seeds wrapped in fruit buried in a mass of inedible flesh surrounded by a tough skin The pulp and juice surrounding the tiny seeds have a sweet-tart flavor Pomegranate juice is used in making Grenadine and pomegranate molasses is available in Middle Eastern stores
  15. the fruit of Hades, some of these seeds were eaten by Pesephone who then was called back to spend some time of the year with Hades The pomegranate itself represents the uterus with ova, the seeds of life and the cycle's that we travel A positive sign
  16. A strange constructed fruit -- a labyrinth of seeds wrapped in fruit buried in a mass of inedible flesh surrounded by a tough skin The pulp and juice surrounding the tiny seeds have a sweet-tart flavor Pomegranate juice is used in making Grenadine and pomegranate molasses is available in Middle Eastern stores
  17. reddish, round fruit with thin, leathery skin and brilliant red, juicy, jewel-like seeds with a sweet-tart flavor; the cream-colored membrane between seeds must be discarded
  18. The pomegranate is an orange-sized fruit with a hard leathery skin Inside are hundreds of edible seeds with a sweet pleasantly acidic taste Pomegranates are eaten out-of-hand, used in salads, and sprinkled over desserts
  19. Anar Fruit
  20. A carved or embroidered ornament resembling a pomegranate
  21. large globular fruit having many seeds with juicy red pulp in a tough brownish-red rind
  22. Releted Terms
  23. grenade : A pomegranate.
  24. apple of Grenada : The pomegranate.
  25. plural of pomegranate : pomegranates
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    pome·gran·ate

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    [ 'pä-m&-"gra-n&t; ] (noun.) 14th century. From Medieval Latin pomum granatum via Old French pome grenate.

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