Middle English Dictionary Entry

pō̆me-garnet(e n.
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Note: Cp. gernet(e n.
(a) The fruit pomegranate; (b) cofin (rinde) of ~, the rind of a pomegranate; ~ shelle, a piece of the rind of a pomegranate; grain of ~, graines of pomegarnettes, seeds or pips of a pomegranate; jus of ~, must of pomegarnettes, the juice of pomegranates; water of pomegarnettes, a decoction of pomegranates; win ~, win of pomegarnettes, wine made from pomegranates; (c) ?the pips or seeds of a pomegranate; -- sg. and pl.; (d) a pomegranate tree (Punica granatum); ~ tre; (e) a representation of a pomegranate in metalwork, weaving, etc.