or hair-weave, hair weave

[ hair-weev ]
/ ˈhɛərˌwiv /


the process of hairweaving.
a hairpiece attached by hairweaving.


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Origin of hairweave

1965–70; hair + weave (in the noun sense) Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020