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pom

  

      n  
Slang     (Austral. and N.Z.)      short for       pommy  


POM  
      abbrev. for   prescription-only medicine (or medication)  
pom-pom  
      n   an automatic rapid-firing, small-calibre cannon, esp. a type of antiaircraft cannon used in World War II,   (Also called)    pompom  
     (C19: of imitative origin)  
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POM  
      abbrev. for   prescription-only medicine (or medication)  


pom  
      n  
Slang     (Austral. and N.Z.)      short for       pommy  
pom-pom  
      n   an automatic rapid-firing, small-calibre cannon, esp. a type of antiaircraft cannon used in World War II,   (Also called)    pompom  
     (C19: of imitative origin)  

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pommy  
      n   pl   , -mies   sometimes cap  
Slang   a mildly offensive word used by Australians and New Zealanders for an English person,   (Sometimes shortened to)    pom         
     (C20: of uncertain origin. Among a number of explanations are: (1) based on a blend of immigrant and pomegranate (alluding to the red cheeks of English immigrants); (2) from the abbreviation POME, Prisoner of Mother England (referring to convicts))  


pom         
      n  
Slang     (Austral. and N.Z.)      short for       pommy  
POM  
      abbrev. for   prescription-only medicine (or medication)  
pom-pom  
      n   an automatic rapid-firing, small-calibre cannon, esp. a type of antiaircraft cannon used in World War II,   (Also called)    pompom  
     (C19: of imitative origin)  

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pome, pomp, poem, prom

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