eau de cologne


eau de co·logne

noun \ˌō-də-kə-ˈlōn\
plural eaux de cologne \ˌō(z)-də-\

Definition of EAU DE COLOGNE

:  cologne

Origin of EAU DE COLOGNE

French, literally, Cologne water, from Cologne, Germany
First Known Use: 1802

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