adjective Etymology: New Latin pomaceus, from Late Latin pomum Date: 1706 1. of or relating to apples 2. [pome] resembling a pome

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  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pomaceous — [pō mā′shəs] adj. [ModL pomaceus < L pomum: see POMACE] of or like apples or other pomes …   English World dictionary

  • pomaceous — pōˈmāshəs adjective Etymology: New Latin pomaceus, from Late Latin pomum apple (from Latin pomum fruit) + Latin aceus aceous 1. : of or relating to apples : like or typical of an apple pomaceous harvest …   Useful english dictionary

  • pomaceous — /poh may sheuhs/, adj. of, pertaining to, or of the nature of pomes. [1700 10; < NL pomaceus. See POME, ACEOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • pomaceous — adj. of or pertainign to apples; resembling an apple or pear; resembling applesauce …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pomaceous — po·ma·ceous …   English syllables

  • pomaceous — po•ma•ceous [[t]poʊˈmeɪ ʃəs[/t]] adj. bot of, pertaining to, or of the nature of pomes • Etymology: 1700–10; < NL pōmāceus. See pome, aceous …   From formal English to slang

  • pomaceous — /pɒˈmeɪʃəs/ (say po mayshuhs) adjective relating to pomes, as the apple, pear, and quince. {New Latin pōmāceus, from Latin pōmum fruit} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Pear — Pyrus redirects here. For other uses, see Pyrus (disambiguation). For other uses, see Pear (disambiguation). Pears European Pear branch with fruit Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • Rose hip — The rose hip and rose haw, is the pomaceous fruit of the rose plant, that typically is red to orange, but might be dark purple to black in some species.Rose hips of some species, especially Rosa canina (Dog Rose) and R. majalis , have been used… …   Wikipedia

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