pomade

[ po-meyd, -mahd, poh- ]
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noun
  1. a scented ointment, especially one used for the scalp or for dressing the hair.

verb (used with object),po·mad·ed, po·mad·ing.
  1. to dress with pomade; apply pomade to.

Origin of pomade

1
1555–65; earlier pommade<French <Italian pomata (so called because apples were originally an ingredient), equivalent to pom(a) apple (<Latin, plural (taken in VL as feminine singular) of pōmum fruit) + -ata-ade1. See pomatum

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pomade

/ (pəˈmɑːd, -ˈmeɪd) /


noun
  1. a perfumed oil or ointment put on the hair, as to make it smooth and shiny

verb
  1. (tr) to put pomade on

Origin of pomade

1
C16: from French pommade, from Italian pomato (originally made partly from apples), from Latin pōmum apple
  • Also called: pomatum (pəˈmeɪtəm)

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