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 Po’ma Alcinoo Dare (2 syl.).Pommard (French). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Poma’tum.
 
So called because it was originally made by macerating over-ripe apples in grease. (Dr. John Quincy: Lexicon Physico-Medicum, 1723.)   1
 


 Po’ma Alcinoo Dare (2 syl.).Pommard (French). 

 
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