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- n. An oil, from the ylang-ylang tree, once used to smooth the hair.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A kind of oil formerly used in dressing the hair; -- so called because originally obtained from Macassar, a district of the Island of Celebes. Also, an imitation of the same, of perfumed castor oil and olive oil. Cf. antimacassar.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See oil.
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