Meaning of pomegranate
Pronunciation: (pom'gran"it, pom'i-, pum'-), [key]
- a chambered, many-seeded, globose fruit, having a tough, usually red rind and surmounted by a crown of calyx lobes, the edible portion consisting of pleasantly acid flesh developed from the outer seed coat.
- the shrub or small tree, Punica granatum, that bears it, native to southwestern Asia but widely cultivated in warm regions.
- pomegranate (Thesaurus)