Pome Definition

pōm
noun
A fleshy fruit, as an apple or pear, having united carpels surrounded by a fleshy, usually edible receptacle.
Webster's New World

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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(rare or archaic) Alternative spelling of poeme.
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verb

(obsolete, intransitive) To grow to a head, or form a head in growing.

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Origin of Pome

  • Middle English from Old French apple, fruit from Vulgar Latin pōma from neuter pl. of Late Latin pōmum from Latin fruit

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

  • Latin pomum. For the verb, compare French pommer.

    From Wiktionary

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