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pomade

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noun po·made \pō-ˈmād, -ˈmäd\

Simple Definition of pomade

  • : a thick substance that is used to style hair

Full Definition of pomade

  1. :  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


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pomade

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noun po·made \pō-ˈmād, -ˈmäd\

Medical Definition of pomade

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




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "pomade" Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "pomade"


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