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pomme de prairie
pommel
pommel horse
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Pommern
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Pomolobus pseudoharengus
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Pomoxis annularis
Pomoxis nigromaculatus
Pomoxys annularis

pommy definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a disparaging term for a British person [syn: pommy, pom]

Merriam Webster's

or Pommie noun (plural Pommies) Etymology: by shortening & alteration from pomegranate, alteration of Jimmy Grant, rhyming slang for immigrant Date: 1912 Australian & New Zealand usually disparaging Briton; especially an English immigrant

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (also pommie) (pl. -ies) Austral. & NZ sl. offens. a British person, esp. a recent immigrant. Etymology: 20th c.: orig. uncert.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

also pommie(pommies) A pommy is an English person. This use could cause offence. (mainly AUSTRALIAN INFORMAL) N-COUNT [disapproval]



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