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Meaning of POMADE

Pronunciation:  pu'mâd

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  hairdressing consisting of a perfumed oil or ointment
  2. [v]  apply pomade to, of hair

POMADE is a 6 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: pomatum
 See Also: brilliantine, groom, hair grease, hair oil, hairdressing, hairtonic, neaten



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Po*made"\ (?; 277), n. [F. pommade pomatum, OF. pomade
cider (cf. Sp. pomada, It. pomata, LL. pomata a drink made of
apples), from L. pomum fruit, LL., an apple. Cf. {Pomatum}.]
1. Cider. [Obs.] --Piers Plowman.

2. Perfumed ointment; esp., a fragrant unguent for the hair;
   pomatum; -- originally made from apples.

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