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bandoline

[ ban-dl-een, -dl-in ]
/ ˈbæn dlˌin, -dl ɪn /
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noun
a mucilaginous preparation made from quince seeds and used for smoothing, glossing, or waving the hair.
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Origin of bandoline

1840–50; <French bandeaubandeau + -line<Latin linere to anoint, smear
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British Dictionary definitions for bandoline

bandoline
/ (ˈbændəˌliːn) /

noun
a glutinous hair dressing, used (esp formerly) to keep the hair in place

Word Origin for bandoline

C19: bando-, from French bandeau + -line, from Latin linere to smear
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