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Noun: pomegranate  'pó-mu,gra-nit
  1. Shrub or small tree native to southwestern Asia having large red many-seeded fruit
    - pomegranate tree, Punica granatum
     
  2. Large globular fruit having many seeds with juicy red pulp in a tough brownish-red rind

Derived forms: pomegranates

Type of: edible fruit, fruit tree

Part of: genus Punica, Punica

Encyclopedia: Pomegranate, California