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Date: 1500-1600
Language: French
Origin: pommade 'substance originally made from apples', from Late Latin pomum 'apple'

pomade

noun
     
Related topics: Hair and Beauty
po‧made [uncountable]
DCB a sweet-smelling oily substance men used to rub on their hair to make it smooth, especially in the past

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