Definition of Postum

1. Noun. Trade mark for a coffee substitute invented by C. W. Post and made with chicory and roasted grains.

Generic synonyms: Coffee Substitute

Lexicographical Neighbors of Postum

Portuñol
Portwood
Porzana
Porzana porzana
Poseidon
Posh
Poshto
Post-It
Post-Zionism
Post-Zionist
Post-impressionist
Postal Rate Commission
Postimpressionist
Postmaster General
Postum (current term)
Potamogale velox
Potamogalidae
Potamogeton
Potamogeton americanus
Potamogeton crispus
Potamogeton gramineous
Potamogeton nodosus
Potamogetonaceae
Potamophis
Potamophis striatula
Potawatomi
Potawatomis
Potemkin village
Potemkin villages

Literary usage of Postum

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Boston Cooking School Magazine of Culinary Science and Domestic Economics by Boston Cooking School (Boston, Mass.) (1905)
"Lazy Coffee Another Name for the "Sloppy" Sort Postum Coffee is not made like ordinary coffee, for it takes at least twenty- five minutes' cooking to bring ..."

2. The New Speller and Word Book (1895)
"'Oh, Billy, Don't You Just Love Postum?" Growing boys and girls should not drink coffee or tea. But they can always enjoy a nice hot cup of Postum at ..."

3. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1914)
"But you can drink as many cups of Postum as you like without interfering with ... Thousands have found relief from coffee ills by changing to Postum .ili ..."

4. The Law-dictionary, Explaining the Rise, Progress, and Present State of the ...by Thomas Edlyne Tomlins, Thomas Colpitts Granger by Thomas Edlyne Tomlins, Thomas Colpitts Granger (1835)
"c. 2. HABENDUM. See tit. Deed, II. 4. HABENTIA. Riches. In some ancient charters, habente, homines is taken for rich men; and we read, Nee Rex suum postum ..."

5. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1913)
"Postum now comes in two forms: Regular Postum—must be well boiled. Instant Postum—(the new form) is a concentrated, soluble pov A spoonful dissolved in a ..."

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