granaatappel

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A pomegranate
granaatappel (fruit

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From granaat (originally a pomegranate, now means the weapon grenade; from Middle Dutch garnate, grenate, from Old French grenat, from Latin pomus granatus, the first part meaning apple tree, the second derived from granum 'grain, pit') + appel 'apple'

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /ɣrɑˈnatɑpəl/
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Noun[edit]

granaatappel m (plural granaatappels, diminutive granaatappeltje n)

  1. The fruit pomegranate
  2. The plant Punica granatum, which produces it

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