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Meaning of POMADE

Pronunciation:  pu'mâd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  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
 
 Definition: 
\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   pomatum; -- originally made from apples.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: anoint, balm, balsam, beeswax, brilliantine, chrism, cold cream, collyrium, cream, daub, demulcent, dress, embrocate, embrocation, emollient, eye-lotion, eyewash, face cream, glycerolate, grease, grease the wheels, hand lotion, inunction, inunctum, lanolin, lard, lenitive, lotion, lubricate, nard, oil, ointment, pomatum, salve, slick, slick on, smear, smooth the way, soap the ways, soothing syrup, spikenard, unction, unguent, unguentum, wax
 

 

 

 

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