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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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of pomade

  1. :  a perfumed ointment; especially :  a fragrant hair dressing

pomade

transitive verb

Origin and Etymology 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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