from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A perfumed ointment, especially one used to groom the hair.
- transitive v. To anoint with pomade.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A greasy or waxy substance that is used to style hair, making it look slick and shiny.
- v. To use pomade to style hair.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Cider.
- n. Perfumed ointment; esp., a fragrant unguent for the hair; pomatum; -- originally made from apples.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Cider.
- n. A fat saturated with the odorous principles of flowers by enfleurage.
- n. An ointment, especially a perfumed ointment used for the scalp and in dressing the hair. Also pomatum.
- To anoint with pomade.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. apply pomade to (hair)
- n. hairdressing consisting of a perfumed oil or ointment
French pommade, from Italian pomata, from pomo, apple, from Late Latin pōmum; see pome.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
French pommade ("ointment"), from Italian pomata, from pomo ("apple"), as such ointments were originally made from apples, + -ata ("(collective)") (English -ade).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. (Wiktionary)