from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A thick sweet syrup made from pomegranates and used as a flavoring, especially in beverages.
- n. A thin, loosely woven fabric of silk, cotton, or synthetic fiber.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A cordial syrup made from pomegranates.
- n. A dilute drink made from such syrup.
- n. A thin gauzy fabric of silk or wool, used for women's clothing.
- n. A dyestuff consisting essentially of impure fuchsine.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A thin gauzelike fabric of silk or wool, for women's wear.
- n. A trade name for a dyestuff, consisting essentially of impure fuchsine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A thin fabric of silk, or of silk and wool, sometimes in meshes or openwork, resembling barege.
- n. In cookery, a larded fillet, especially one of veal or poultry, glazed with its own concentrated liquor.
- n. A sweet drink; a syrup: used for colds, etc.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. thin syrup made from pomegranate juice; used in mixed drinks
It was now June, and the weather was warm, and the lady wore a light gauzy black dress, — there is a fabric which the milliners I think call grenadine, — coming close up round her throat.
It was now June, and the weather was warm, and the lady wore a light gauzy black dress, -- there is a fabric which the milliners I think call grenadine, -- coming close up round her throat.
Regan defines a sour drink as a drink, "containing a base liquor, lime or lemon juice, and a non-alcoholic sweetening agent, such as grenadine or pineapple juice.
I suppose one could get the same color effect with a bit of grenadine but that isn't something normally kept in our house.
I'd always thought that it was a tomato based juice or even more likely, a grenadine syrup.
Besides raspberry, the company also makes pineapple syrup, orgeat and real pomegranate grenadine.
This 1930s' classic originally called for grenadine, until an inspired bartender realized that raspberry syrup made a much better match with the rye and grapefruit juice.
Raspberry syrup can often be a brighter, tarter substitution for grenadine, especially when it's homemade.
Besides the usual bitters, vermouths and liqueurs, bartenders usually had a choice of sweeteners: simple syrup, grenadine which, if it's the real thing, is pomegranate syrup and raspberry syrup.
Svedka vodka will have a number of special canine-themed cocktails for $5 each, such as the German Shepard Shirley Temple, with cherry vodka, ginger and grenadine, and the Bubbly Bulldog, made from clementine/orange vodka, Sprite and champagne.