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, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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