postiche

noun
pos·​tiche | \ pȯ-ˈstēsh How to pronounce postiche (audio) \

Definition of postiche

: wig especially : toupee sense 1

First Known Use of postiche

1867, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for postiche

French, from Spanish postizo

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“Postiche.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/postiche. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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