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Definition of "grenadine" []

  • A thick sweet syrup made from pomegranates and used as a flavoring, especially in beverages. (noun)
  • A thin, loosely woven fabric of silk, cotton, or synthetic fiber. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "grenadine" in a sentence
  • "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."