pomme blanche

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pomme blanche densely hairy perennial of central North America having edible tuberous roots
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Pomme blanche The prairie turnip. See under Prairie.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F., literally, white apple

Usage

In literature:

The POMME BLANCHE, or POMME DE PRAIRIE, of the voyageurs.
"The Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States" by Asa Gray
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