Definition of pomander noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//pəˈmændə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpoʊmændər//
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a round container filled with dried flowers, leaves, etc. that is used to give a pleasant smell to rooms or clothes Word Originlate 15th cent.: from Old French pome d'embre, from medieval Latin pomum de ambra ‘apple of ambergris’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: pomander