Definition of postiche in English:

postiche

Line breaks: pos|tiche
Pronunciation: /pɒˈstiːʃ
 
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noun

rare

Origin

early 18th century: from French, literally 'false', from Italian posticcio 'counterfeit, feigned'.

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