pom·​mée pä-ˈmā How to pronounce pommée (audio)
of a heraldic cross
: having the end of each arm terminating in a ball or disk see cross illustration

Word History


French, from Middle French pomme apple, ball

First Known Use

1612, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pommée was in 1612

Dictionary Entries Near pommée

Cite this Entry

“Pommée.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pomm%C3%A9e. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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