Pronunciation: (pom'pon), [key]
1. pompom2 (def. 1).
2. the high plume at the front of a shako.
3. Hort.a form of small, globe-shaped flower head that characterizes a class or type of various flowering plants, esp. chrysanthemums and dahlias.
4. See black margate.
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