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A pyracantha bush bearing pomes

EtymologyEdit

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

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NounEdit

pome (plural pomes)

  1. (botany) A type of fruit in which the often edible flesh arises from the swollen base of the flower and not from the carpels.
    Hyponyms: apple, pear, quince
    The best-known example of a pome is the apple.
  2. (Roman Catholicism) 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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BourguignonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French pome, from Latin poma, plural of pomum.

NounEdit

pome f (plural pomes)

  1. apple

CimbrianEdit

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pome ?

  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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  • English: pome

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NovialEdit

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pome c (plural pomes)

  1. apple

Old FrenchEdit

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EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

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

  1. apple

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