noun (used with a plural verb)

  1. a chain of about 600 islands in the E West Indies in the Windward Islands: a former British colony; now divided between Grenada and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.


  1. a thin fabric of leno weave in silk, nylon, rayon, or wool.


  1. a syrup made from pomegranate juice.

pl n

  1. the Grenadines a chain of about 600 islets in the Caribbean, part of the Windward Islands, extending for about 100 km (60 miles) between St Vincent and Grenada and divided administratively between the two states. Largest island: Carriacou


  1. a light thin leno-weave fabric of silk, wool, rayon, or nylon, used esp for dresses


  1. a syrup made from pomegranate juice, used as a sweetening and colouring agent in various drinks
    1. a moderate reddish-orange colour
    2. (as adjective)a grenadine coat

1896, from French sirop de grenadin “syrup made from pomegranates,” from Middle French grenade “pomegranate” (see pomegranate).

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