Definition of pomade
: a perfumed ointment; especially : a fragrant hair dressing
Recent Examples of pomade from the Web
The pillowcases probably still smelled of Ivory soap and hair pomade.
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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: 1598See Words from the same year
POMADE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pomade for English Language Learners
: a thick substance that is used to style hair
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