Macassar oil

Definition of Macassar oil

Ma`cas`sar oil´
n.1.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.
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