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 pōnere to place ) or from Vulgar Latin appostīcius ( alteration of Latin appositus ) ( past participle of appōnere to place by, to add ) ( ad- ad- ) ( pōnere to place ; see apo- in Indo-European roots.)
(plural postiches or postiche)
From French postiche.