1. a perfumed ointment, esp. for grooming the hair
: also pomatum (poʊˈmeɪtəm
verb transitiveWord forms: poˈmaded or poˈmading
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Word origin of 'pomade'Fr pommade < It pomata < pomo, apple < VL *pomum < L, fruit: orig. perfumed with apple pulp