名詞衍生自中古英語 pome-garnetpome-garnetepome garnatepome granatpome-granate (石榴果;石榴樹;石榴種子(?)) [以及其他形式][1]來自盎格魯-諾曼語 pome gernatepomme gernette中古法語 pomme granadepomme granatepomme grenade、和古法語 pome grenadepome grenatepomme grenate [以及其他形式] (現代法語 grenade),可能來自意大利語 pomogranatopomo granato (雖然是後來才被證實),和其他可能的說法:[2]



  • (標準英音) IPA(幫助)/ˈpɒmɪ(ˌ)ɡɹænɪt/
  • 文檔
  • (通用美式) IPA(幫助)/ˈpɑmɪˌɡɹænɪt/, /ˈpɑməˌɡɹænət/, /ˈpɑmˌɡɹænət/
  • 斷字:po‧me‧gra‧nate


pomegranate (複數 pomegranates)

  1. 石榴
    • 1725Homer; [Alexander Pope], transl.,“Book VII”,出自 The Odyssey of Homer. [],卷號II,London: [] Bernard Lintot, OCLC 8736646, lines 148–151, 頁號106:
      Here the blue fig with luſcious juice o'erflows, / With deeper red the full pomegranate glows, / The branch here bends beneath the weighty pear, / And verdant olives flouriſh round the year.
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    • 2001, Vern L. Bullough (editor), Herbal Contraceptives and Abortifacients, Encyclopedia of Birth Control, page 125
      The seeds of the pomegranate, for example, were widely used to prevent conception in the ancient world and they are still used in India, East Africa, and the Pacific.
    • 2005, Payam Nabarz, The Mysteries of Mithras: The Pagan Belief That Shaped the Christian World, page 79,
      Persephone is taken to the underworld by Hades to be his queen. She willingly eats a seed of pomegranate and is forced to spend every winter with her husband in the land of the dead, symbolizing the yearly decay and revival of vegetation. [] In Judaism, the number of seeds in a pomegranate is said to be the exact number of mitzvah, or spiritual duties required of a devout Jew.
    • 2006, Wayne Gisslen, Professional Cooking, College Version, page 683,
      The pomegranate is a subtropical fruit about the size of a large apple.
    • 2011, David Joachim, Fire It Up: 40 Recipes for Grilling Everything, page 310,
      The grilled leeks are then drizzled with a gorgeous, ruby-red pomegranate vinaigrette.
  2. 石榴樹
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    • 2005, Fahiem E. El-Borai, Larry W. Duncan, 12: Nematode Parasites of Subtropical and Tropical Fruit Tree Crops, M. Luc, Richard A. Sikora, J. Bridge (editors), Plant Parasitic Nematodes in Subtropical and Tropical Agriculture, 2nd Edition, page 481,
      The pomegranate (Punica granatum L.) originates from Persia, and is cultivated in western and central Asia and in the Mediterranean region; it is also grown commercially in California. [] The predominant parasitic nematodes affecting pomegranate are the root knot nematodes, M.[Meloidogyne] incognita, M. acrita and M. javanica (McSorley, 1981).
    • 2005, Payam Nabarz, The Mysteries of Mithras: The Pagan Belief That Shaped the Christian World, page 79,
      The pomegranate is the tree of knowledge in some myths. In others, it is linked with the underworld, [].
    • 2008, M. N. V. Prasad, Trace Elements as Contaminants and Nutrients, page 225,
      In this experiment, the average Zn concentration of leaf in four pomegranate cultivars was between 12.0 and 19.8mg/kg in the control (Fig. 2a).
  3. 石榴色:像石榴果皮的顏色
  4. (澳大利亞, 口語, 貶義, 棄用) 具有英國血統的人,尤指(最近)移民澳大利亞的人




pomegranate (比較級 more pomegranate最高級 most pomegranate)

  1. 顏色像石榴的果肉果皮的;深紅或橙紅的


  1. pō̆me-garnet(e, n.” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007.
  2. 2.0 2.1 pomegranate, n. and adj.”, OED Online Paid subscription required, Oxford, Oxfordshire: Oxford University Press, March 2021; “pomegranate, n.”, Lexico, Dictionary.com; Oxford University Press, 2019–present.