Po*ma"ceous (?), a. [LL. ponum an apple.]
Like an apple or pear; producing pomes.
Of or pertaining to a suborder (Pomeae) of rosaceous plants, which includes the true thorn trees, the quinces, service berries, medlars, and loquats, as well as the apples, pears, crabs, etc.
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