Lurex

[ loo r-eks ]
/ ˈlʊər ɛks /

Trademark.

a brand of metallic yarn, made of laminated aluminum foil and transparent film sliced into narrow strips.
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British Dictionary definitions for lurex

Lurex
/ (ˈlʊərɛks) /

noun trademark

a thin metallic thread coated with plastic
fabric containing such thread, which gives it a glittering appearance
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