pomata

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pomo (apple) +‎ -ata.
The connection with apples comes from an ancient custom of scenting ointments with apple juice.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /poˈma.ta/, [poˈmäːt̪ä]
  • Stress: pomàta
  • Hyphenation: po‧ma‧ta

Noun[edit]

pomata f (plural pomate)

  1. ointment, salve

Adjective[edit]

pomata

  1. feminine singular of pomato

References[edit]

  • pomata in Collins Italian-English Dictionary
  • pomata in Dizionario Italiano Olivetti
  • Pianigiani, Ottorino (1907), “pomata”, in Vocabolario etimologico della lingua italiana (in Italian), Rome: Albrighi & Segati