Definition of Acrilan in English:

Acrilan

noun

trademark
  • [mass noun] A synthetic acrylic textile fibre.

    • ‘We walk on nylon or Acrilan carpets that are startling in their similarity to wool.’
    • ‘Club Colours offer a range of sweaters made with the highest quality Wool, Wool / Acrilan or Acrilan, and cable stitched to a full length.’
    • ‘In the early 1960s, Smith was involved with acrylic synthetic fibers, particularly a combination of Acrilan and nylon fibers.’
    • ‘Last summer the company added to this family of fibers by unveiling Acrilan, its most glamorous product.’
    • ‘Fabrics made from Acrilan resist mildew, moths, and wrinkling.’

Origin

1950s: from acrylic + Latin lana wool.

Pronunciation:

Acrilan

/ˈakrɪlan/