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pōmum , i, n. root pa- of pasco, q. v..
I. Lit., fruit of any kind (apples, cherries, nuts, berries, figs, dates, etc.), Varr. R. R. 1, 31; Plin. 15, 18, 20, § 74; 15, 24, 30, § 104; 16, 26, 49, § 113; 17, 26, 39, § 247; Cic. ap. Macr. S. 2, 16: “poma,fruit, Verg. E. 7, 54; Ov. M. 13, 812; cf. Macr. S. 2, 6, 1.—Of truffles, Mart. 13, 50, 2.—Of grapes, Dig. 50, 16, 205; Nemes. Ecl. 3, 38: “et pomis arbores replebuntur,Vulg. Lev. 26, 4.—
II. Transf., for pomus, a fruit-tree, Cato, R. R. 28; Verg. G. 2, 426; Plin. 18, 26, 65, § 240; Plin. Ep. 5, 6, 35.
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