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po·made(pō-mād′, -mäd′, pŏ-)
A perfumed ointment, especially one used to groom the hair.
tr.v. po·mad·ed, po·mad·ing, po·mades
To anoint with pomade.
[French pommade, from Italian pomata, from pomo, apple, from Late Latin pōmum; see pome.]
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(Hairdressing & Grooming) a perfumed oil or ointment put on the hair, as to make it smooth and shiny
vbAlso called: pomatum
(Hairdressing & Grooming) (tr) to put pomade on
[C16: from French pommade, from Italian pomato (originally made partly from apples), from Latin pōmum apple]
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po•made(pɒˈmeɪd, -ˈmɑd, poʊ-)
n., v. -mad•ed, -mad•ing. n.
1. a scented ointment, esp. for dressing the hair.v.t.
2. to dress with pomade; apply pomade to.
[1555–65; earlier pommade < French < Italian pomata (so called because apples were orig. an ingredient) =pom(a) apple (< Latin; see pome) + -ata -ade1]
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Past participle: pomaded
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|Noun||1.||pomade - hairdressing consisting of a perfumed oil or ointment|
brilliantine - a pomade to make the hair manageable and lustrous
|Verb||1.||pomade - apply pomade to (hair)|
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pomade[pəˈmɑːd] N → pomada f
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n. pomada, sustancia medicinal semisólida para uso externo.
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