Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, bearing, or characteristic of apples or pomes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Resembling or relating to a pome.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj.
  • adj. Like an apple or pear; producing pomes.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to a suborder (Pomeæ) of rosaceous plants, which includes the true thorn trees, the quinces, service berries, medlars, and loquats, as well as the apples, pears, crabs, etc.
  • adj. Like pomace.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of, pertaining to, or consisting of apples.
  • Having the character of a pome; belonging to the Pomeæ.
  • Consisting of or resembling pomace.

Etymologies

From New Latin pōmāceus, from Late Latin pōmum, apple, fruit; see pome.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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  • applelacious - a mountain chain near the banana belt (Poconos)?

    March 13, 2013