The mash left after apples had been crushed in the making of cider. [< Fr. pomme = an apple] -

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  • Pomace — in a bladder press. These are Chardonnay grapes left over after pressing. Pomace (  / …   Wikipedia

  • Pomace — Pom ace (?; 277), n. [L. ponum a fruit, LL., an apple: cf. LL. pomagium, pomacium.] The substance of apples, or of similar fruit, crushed by grinding. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pomace — [pum′is] n. [ML pomacium, cider < L pomum, fruit (in VL, apple)] 1. the crushed pulp of apples or other fruit pressed for juice 2. the crushed matter of anything pressed, as seed for oil …   English World dictionary

  • pomace — noun Etymology: Middle English pomys, probably from Medieval Latin pomacium cider, from Late Latin pomum apple, from Latin, fruit Date: 15th century 1. the dry or pulpy residue of material (as fruit, seeds, or fish) from which a liquid (as juice… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pomace — /pum is, pom /, n. 1. the pulpy residue from apples or similar fruit after crushing and pressing, as in cider making. 2. any crushed or ground, pulpy substance. [1545 55; perh. < ML pomacium cider, deriv. of L pomum fruit; see POME] * * * …   Universalium

  • pomace — noun the pulp that remains after a fruit has been pressed to extract the juice (or a nut etc has been pressed to extract the oil) …   Wiktionary

  • pomace — pÊŒmɪs n. applesauce, pulp made from crushed apples …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pomace — [ pʌmɪs] noun (especially in cider making) the pulpy residue remaining after fruit has been crushed in order to extract its juice. Origin C16: appar. from med. L. pomacium cider …   English new terms dictionary

  • pomace — pom·ace …   English syllables

  • pomace — pom•ace [[t]ˈpʌm ɪs, ˈpɒm [/t]] n. 1) cvb the pulpy residue from fruit, seeds, or the like after crushing and pressing, as from apples in cider making 2) any crushed or ground pulpy substance • Etymology: 1545–55; perh. < ML pōmācium cider,… …   From formal English to slang

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