Pomaceous Po*ma"ceous, a. [LL. ponum an apple.] 1. (Bot.) (a) Like an apple or pear; producing pomes. (b) Of or pertaining to a suborder (Pome[ae]) of rosaceous plants, which includes the true thorn trees, the quinces, service berries, medlars, and loquats, as well as the apples, pears, crabs, etc. [1913 Webster]

2. Like pomace. [1913 Webster]

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