granat m (plural granats)
- garnet (the gem and the color)
granat m (Cyrillic spelling гранат)
The weapon and mineral are named after the fruit. Latin pomum granatum means an apple with many seeds, from Latin granum (“seed”). Spanish influence formed the French grenade, which became granat in German, Danish, and Swedish. Used in Swedish since 1578 (fruit, the compound granatäpple already in 1541), 1568 (mineral), 1623 (weapon).
- (archaic) a pomegranate (fruit)
- (archaic) a pomegranate (tree)
- (mineralogy) a garnet, a group of minerals with regular chrystals
- a grenade (weapon)
- Svenska Akademiens ordbok online.