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balaustine

[buh-laws-tin] /bəˈlɔs tɪn/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the pomegranate.
noun
2.
the dried flowers of the pomegranate used in medicines.
Origin
1665-1675
1665-75; earlier balaust(y) pomegranate flower (< Latin balaustium < Greek balaústion in same sense) + -ine1; cf. baluster
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