Grenadine meaning

grĕnə-dēn, grĕnə-dēn
A thick sweet syrup made from pomegranates and used as a flavoring, especially in beverages.
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A thin, loosely woven fabric of silk, cotton, wool, or synthetic fiber.
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A red syrup made from pomegranate juice, used for flavoring drinks, etc.
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A thin, loosely woven cotton, wool, silk, or rayon cloth.
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A cordial syrup made from pomegranates.
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A dilute drink made from such syrup.
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A thin gauzy fabric of silk or wool, used for women's clothing.
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(dated, formerly a trade name) A dyestuff consisting essentially of impure fuchsine.
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Origin of grenadine

  • French from grenade pomegranate from Old French grenate pomegranate

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowing from French grenadine, from Middle French grenade (“pomegranate”).

    From Wiktionary