Macassar oil

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Macassar oil

[mə′kas·ər ‚ȯil]
(materials)
A fat obtained from seeds of kusam, used in hair dressing, cooking, and illumination.
Any of several fatty oils or oily preparations that have similar properties and are used in hair preparations.
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