pomatum

noun
po·​ma·​tum | \pō-ˈmā-təm, -ˈmä- \

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

noun
po·​ma·​tum | \pō-ˈmāt-əm, -ˈmät- \

Medical Definition of pomatum 

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

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