pomatum

noun
po·​ma·​tum | \ pō-ˈmā-təm How to pronounce pomatum (audio) , -ˈmä- How to pronounce pomatum (audio) \

Definition of pomatum

: pomade

First Known Use of pomatum

1562, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pomatum

New Latin, from Late Latin pomum apple

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“Pomatum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pomatum. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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pomatum

noun
po·​ma·​tum | \ pō-ˈmāt-əm How to pronounce pomatum (audio) , -ˈmät- How to pronounce pomatum (audio) \

Medical Definition of pomatum

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

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