Origin of pomegranate
Examples from the Web for pomegranate
Historians hypothesize that the fruit in the Garden of Eden was a pomegranate, not an apple.
Persephone snacked on pomegranate seeds in Hades and now our gas bills rocket in January.
This still is from a video called “Pomegranate”, in the new solo show by Ori Gersht at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.
Mix the beets with the pomegranate seeds, cilantro and the sauce.
In a mixing bowl mix the pomegranate concentrate, lemon juice, peppers and salt and set a side for 20 minutes.
The crisp, sweet, watery pink pulp enveloping each seed is the edible portion of the Pomegranate.Fruits of the Hawaiian Islands|Gerrit Parmile Wilder
The Sultan's son said, "Let each one of us pluck a pomegranate and put it in his pocket."Black Tales for White Children|C. H. Stigand
Most of the books are bound in calf, but some are in embroidered velvet, and show the pomegranate flower.English Heraldic Book-stamps|Cyril Davenport
He plucked a branch of pomegranate blossoms and fastened it to the front of his yellow coat.The Court Jester|Cornelia Baker
It isnt that, mamma; I said: what connection is there between a pomegranate—grenadier—and my father, who has never been a soldier?The Flower Girl of The Chteau d'Eau, v.1 (Novels of Paul de Kock Volume XV)|Charles Paul de Kock
Word Origin for pomegranate
c.1300, poumgarnet (a metathesized form), from Old French pome grenate (Modern French grenade) and directly from Medieval Latin pomum granatum, literally "apple with many seeds," from pome "apple; fruit" (see Pomona) + grenate "having grains," from Latin granata, fem. of granatus, from granum "grain" (see grain). The classical Latin name was malum granatum "seeded apple." Italian form is granata, Spanish is granada. The -gra- spelling restored in English early 15c.