pome

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English[edit]

A pyracantha bush bearing pomes
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Etymology[edit]

From Latin pomum. For the verb, compare French pommer.

Noun[edit]

pome (plural pomes)

  1. A type of fruit in which the often edible flesh arises from the swollen base of the flower and not from the carpels.
  2. A ball of silver or other metal, filled with hot water and used by a Roman Catholic priest in cold weather to warm his hands during the service.

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Verb[edit]

pome (third-person singular simple present pomes, present participle poming, simple past and past participle pomed)

  1. (obsolete, intransitive) To grow to a head, or form a head in growing.

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Friulian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pōma, plural of pōmum, interpreted as a feminine singular.

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pome f (plural pomis)

  1. fruit

Novial[edit]

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pome (plural pomes)

  1. apple