Plants of The Bible (Pomegranate)

The name of the explosive bomb, granate (grenade) derives from the same Latin word granum “grain”: The reference is to the many fragments resulting from the detonation of a granate.


Ethiopia is like a Pomegranate; Let the Italians who eat it, Beware!”, said a barefooted Ethiopian Brigadier during the Italian invasion of Ethiopia in 1935.

Botanical Name

Pomegranate (Punica granatum)

English

Pomegranate

Amharic

ሮማን (Roman)

Origin

ኢትዮጵያ – Ethiopia

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