Definition of pomaceous in English:

pomaceous

adjective

  • Botany. Of the nature of a pome; of or relating to the Pomoideae (or Pomeae), a subfamily of the family Rosaceae consisting of trees and shrubs which produce pomes, such as the apple, pear, and hawthorn.

Origin

Early 18th century (in an earlier sense). From scientific Latin pomaceus + -ous.

Pronunciation

pomaceous

/pɒˈmeɪʃəs/