Definition of Punica granatum

1. Noun. Shrub or small tree native to southwestern Asia having large red many-seeded fruit.

Exact synonyms: Pomegranate, Pomegranate Tree
Terms within: Pomegranate
Group relationships: Genus Punica, Punica
Generic synonyms: Fruit Tree



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Punica Granatum

Pumpokol
Puna tinamou
Puna tinamous
Punch
Punch and Judy
Punchinello
Punchinelloes
Punchinellos
Pune
Punekar
Punic
Punic War
Punic Wars
Punic apple
Punica
Punica granatum (current term)
Punicaceae
Punjab
Punjabi
Punjabis
Punnett square
Punnett squares
Punta Arenas
Punti
Puntland
Punycode
Pupperware
Puppis
Purace
Puram

Literary usage of Punica granatum

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1. Publication by Field Columbian Museum (1902)
"Punica granatum L. "Pomegranate." Naturalized and occasionally cultivated. The yellow-flowered form in a yard at Bassin, Feb. ..."

2. A Guide to Therapeutics and Materia Medica by Robert Farquharson (1877)
"Punica granatum—POMEGRANATE. [Granati Fructus Cortex. The rind of the fruit of Punica granatum, U. S Granati Radicis Cortex. The bark of the root of Punica ..."

3. Plants of the Holy Land: With Their Fruits and Flowers, Beautifully by Henry Stafford Osborn (1861)
"Punica granatum. all the fruits and flowers we have yet described, no one is more ancient and more beautiful than the pomegranate. At the same time, ..."

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