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Webster 1913 Edition


Pomme


Pomˊmé′

,
Adj.
[F. See
Pomey
.]
(Her.)
Having the ends terminating in rounded protuberances or single balls; – said of a cross.

Webster 1828 Edition


Pomme

POMME


Definition 2023


pomme

pomme

See also: pommé

English

Noun

pomme (plural pomeis)

  1. (heraldry) A roundel vert (green circular spot), resembling an apple. Also pomey.

References

  • Charles Mackinnon of Dunakin, The Observer's Book of Heraldry, Frederick Warne and Co., p. 60.

French

Etymology

From Latin poma, plural of pomum.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pɔm/

Noun

pomme f (plural pommes)

  1. apple (fruit)
  2. Any of several objects of approximately the same shape and size.
  3. The fruit part of several vegetables.
  4. The head.

Derived terms

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Norman

Alternative forms

  • poumme (Jersey)
  • paomme (Guernsey)
  • pum (Sark)
  • poume (continental Norman)

Etymology

From Old French pomme, from Latin pōma, plural of pōmum (fruit).

Pronunciation

Noun

pomme f (plural pommes)

  1. (Jersey) apple

Derived terms


Old French

Noun

pomme f (oblique plural pommes, nominative singular pomme, nominative plural pommes)

  1. Alternative form of pome