Postiche Definition

pô-stēsh, pŏ-
noun
Something false; a sham.
American Heritage
A hairpiece.
Webster's New World

Any item of false hair worn on the head or face, such as a false beard or wig.

Wiktionary
Synonyms:
false-hairhairpieceshamfake
other

(false hair): hairpiece, toupee, weave, wig.

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Origin of Postiche

  • French 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 apo- in Indo-European roots)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French postiche.

    From Wiktionary

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