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1. Cider.

2. Perfumed ointment; especially, a fragrant unguent for the hair; pomatum; originally made from apples.

Origin: F. Pommade pomatum, OF. Pomade cider (cf. Sp. Pomada, It. Pomata, LL. Pomata a drink made of apples), from L. Pomum fruit, LL, an apple. Cf. Pomatum.