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pomade

noun po·made \pō-ˈmād, -ˈmäd\

: a thick substance that is used to style hair

Full Definition of POMADE

:  a perfumed ointment; especially :  a fragrant hair dressing
pomade transitive verb

Origin of POMADE

Middle French pommade ointment formerly made from apples, from Italian pomata, from pomo apple, from Late Latin pomum
First Known Use: 1562

pomade

noun po·made \pō-ˈmād, -ˈmäd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of POMADE

:  a perfumed ointment; especially :  a fragrant unguent for the hair or scalp

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