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A pyracantha bush bearing pomes
 
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English pome (fruit, meatball), from Old French pome (apple), from Latin pomum. For the verb, compare French pommer.

NounEdit

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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VerbEdit

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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pome ? (plural [please provide])

  1. (Thirteen Communities) tree

ReferencesEdit

  • Umberto Patuzzi, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar, Luserna: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

FriulianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

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pome f (plural pomis)

  1. fruit

Middle EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old French pome (apple), from Latin pomum.

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pome (plural pomes)

  1. fruit (especially an apple)
  2. meatballs, patties (named due to their round shape)

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pome c (plural pomes)

  1. apple

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From Latin poma.

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pome f (oblique plural pomes, nominative singular pome, nominative plural pomes)

  1. apple

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