1. Bot. A fruit composed of several cartilaginous or bony carpels inclosed in an adherent fleshy mass, which is partly receptacle and partly calyx, as an apple, quince, or pear.
2. R. C. Ch. A ball of silver or other metal, which is filled with hot water, and used by the priest in cold weather to warm his hands during the service.
Pome, v. i. To grow to a head, or form a head in growing. [Obs.]
n : a fleshy fruit (apple or pear or related fruits) having seed
chambers and an outer fleshy part [syn: false fruit]