pommée

adjective
pom·​mée | \ pä-ˈmā , ˌpə-\

Definition of pommée

of a heraldic cross
: having the end of each arm terminating in a ball or disk — see cross illustration

First Known Use of pommée

1612, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pommée

French, from Middle French pomme apple, ball

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about pommée

Statistics for pommée

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for pommée

The first known use of pommée was in 1612

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on pommée

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with pommée

Comments on pommée

What made you want to look up pommée? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

very full or close together

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

What did you just call me?! A Quiz

  • rows-of-various-emoji
  • If a member of the audience describes your speech as bombastic, does that person mean it is:
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!