brilliantine

noun bril·lian·tine \ ˈbril-yən-ˌtēn \

Definition of brilliantine

1 : a light lustrous fabric that is similar to alpaca and is woven usually with a cotton warp and mohair or worsted filling
2 : a preparation for making hair glossy

First Known Use of brilliantine

1873


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of very fine texture or delicate form

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