Definition of Pomology

1. Noun. The branch of botany that studies and cultivates fruits.

Generic synonyms: Botany, Phytology



Definition of Pomology

1. n. The science of fruits; a treatise on fruits; the cultivation of fruits and fruit trees.

Definition of Pomology

1. Noun. (botany) The study of pome fruit and of the cultivation of such fruit. ¹

2. Noun. (botany) The study of fruit in general and of the cultivation of fruit. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pomology

1. the study of fruits [n -GIES]

Medical Definition of Pomology

1. The science of fruits; a treatise on fruits; the cultivation of fruits and fruit trees. Origin: L. Pomum fruit: cf. F. Pomologie. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pomology

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pommelling
pommels
pommetty
pommie
pommie wash
pommie washes
pommies
pommy
pommé
pomological
pomologically
pomologies
pomologist
pomologists
pomology (current term)
pomona
pomos
pomp
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pompadour
pompadoured
pompadouring
pompadours
pompano
pompanos
pompatic
pompatus

Literary usage of Pomology

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and by C M Hovey (1848)
"I. Rules of "American" pomology adopted by the Massachusetts Horticultural ... But it is of the rules for American pomology, adopted by the society first ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... 1881; member Botanical Society of America; American pomology Society; fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. ..."

3. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (1904)
"It is the first work on pomology which has seemed to us to approach the popular ideal, and the information which it gives to growers as to the proper method ..."

4. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1904)
"SYSTEMATIC pomology. Treating of the Description, Nomenclature and ... It is the first work on pomology which has seemed to us to approach the popular ideal ..."

5. Transactions by Massachusetts Horticultural Society (1902)
"Amongst all the horticultural industries of this country pomology ranks first both in ... Now this subject of pomology has received a somewhat one-sided ..."

6. Transactions of the American Horticultural Society by American Horticultural Society, Mississippi Valley Horticultural Society (1886)
"pomology AS A DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE. BY HE VAN DEMAN, CHIEF, WASHINGTON, DC Your Secretary has urged upon me the duty of responding to ..."

7. Fundamentals of Agriculture edited by James Edward Halligan (1912)
"pomology. By PROF. CP HALLIGAN, Department of Horticulture, Michigan State ... Fruit growing and pomology as commonly known are synonymous terms. ..."

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