There are 2 main definitions of grenadine in English:

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grenadine 1

Pronunciation: /ˈɡrɛnədiːn/

noun

[mass noun]
A sweet cordial made in France from pomegranates.
Example sentences
  • Paris then headed straight to the bar and ordered a Pink Paris cocktail - a tipple named in her honour made with vodka, grenadine, lime and lemonade.
  • His creations include the Kama Sutra, a vodka-based drink which includes Demerara syrup, a dash of grenadine and fresh skinned ginger, garnished with a kaffir lime leaf.
  • The original called for grenadine, but during the Colonial era, grenadine was often unavailable so they used raspberry syrup.

Origin

French, from grenade 'pomegranate' (see grenade).

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grenadine 2

Pronunciation: /ˈɡrɛnədiːn/

noun

[mass noun]
Dress fabric of loosely woven silk or silk and wool.

Origin

Mid 19th century: from French (earlier grenade), 'grained silk', from grenu 'grained', from grain 'grain'.

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