Word of the Day – Dec. 10 – Pomander

Filed under: Dee Dee |

Noun: Pomander  (POH-man-der)


1. A mixture of aromatic substances enclosed in a perforated bag or box and used to scent clothes and linens or formerly carried as a guard against infection;  also a clove-studded orange or apple used for the same purposes.

2. A box or hollow fruit-shaped ball for holding pomander.
Sample sentence: Tuck a homemade pomander in a gift basket to give it that wonderful holiday aroma.

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