grenadine

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˌɡrɛnəˈdiːn/, /ˈɡrɛnəˌdiːn/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(gren′ə dēn, grenə dēn′)



WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
gren•a•dine1  (gren′ə dēn, grenə dēn′),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Textilesa thin fabric of leno weave in silk, nylon, rayon, or wool.
  • French, perh. after Granada, Spain. See -ine1
  • 1850–55

gren•a•dine2  (gren′ə dēn, grenə dēn′),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Food, Winea syrup made from pomegranate juice.
  • French, diminutive of grenade pomegranate. See grenade, -ine1
  • 1700–10

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
grenadine /ˌɡrɛnəˈdiːn/ n
  1. a light thin leno-weave fabric of silk, wool, rayon, or nylon, used esp for dresses
Etymology: 19th Century: from French, from earlier grenade silk with a grained texture, from grenu grained; see grain
grenadine /ˌɡrɛnəˈdiːn; ˈɡrɛnəˌdiːn/ n
  1. a syrup made from pomegranate juice, used as a sweetening and colouring agent in various drinks
Etymology: 19th Century: from French: a little pomegranate, from grenade pomegranate; see grenade
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