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Puʹnic Apple

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A pomegranate; so called because it is the pomum or “apple” belonging to the genus Puʹnica.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Pumpernickel
Pun
Pun and Pickpocket
Punch
Punch
Punctual
Punctuality
Punctuation
Pundit
Punic Apple
Punic Faith
Punish a Bottle (To)
Punjab [five rivers]
Pup
Purbeck (Dorsetshire)
Purgatory
Puritani (I)
Puritans
Purkinge’s Figures
Purler (A)