bandoline

bandoline

[ban-dl-een, -dl-in]
noun
a mucilaginous preparation made from quince seeds and used for smoothing, glossing, or waving the hair.

Origin:
1840–50; < French bandeau bandeau + -line < Latin linere to anoint, smear

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bandoline (ˈbændəˌliːn)
 
n
a glutinous hair dressing, used (esp formerly) to keep the hair in place
 
[C19: bando-, from French bandeau + -line, from Latin linere to smear]

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