Origin of posticheFr, a counterfeit ; from Italian posticcio ; from Vulgar Latin appositicius ; from Classical Latin appositus: see apposite
- Something false; a sham.
- A small hairpiece; a toupee.
Origin of posticheFrench, from Italian posticcio, from posto, added (from Latin positus, past participle of p&omacron;nere, to place) or from Vulgar Latin *appost&imacron;cius (alteration of Latin appositus, past participle of app&omacron;nere, to place by, to add : ad-, ad- + p&omacron;nere, to place; see apo- in Indo-European roots).
(plural postiches or postiche)
From French postiche.