balaustine

[ buh-laws-tin ]
/ bəˈlɔs tɪn /

adjective

of or relating to the pomegranate.

noun

the dried flowers of the pomegranate used in medicines.

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Origin of balaustine

1665–75; earlier balaust(y) pomegranate flower (<Latin balaustium<Greek balaústion in same sense) + -ine1; cf. baluster
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