from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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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