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French pommade (“ointment”), from Italian pomata, from pomo (“apple”), as such ointments were originally made from apples, + -ata (“(collective)”) (English -ade). Pomo is in turn from Latin pomum.
- Rhymes: -eɪd
pomade (plural pomades)
- To use pomade to style hair.
- He pomaded his hair until it looked like a piece of shiny plastic.