Orlon

noun
Or·​lon | \ ˈȯr-ˌlän How to pronounce Orlon (audio) \

Definition of Orlon

: an acrylic fiber made in filament or staple form (see staple entry 3 sense 6a) that is often blended with other fibers in fabrics

First Known Use of Orlon

1948, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Orlon

from Orlon, a former trademark

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