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eau de cologne

play
noun, eau de co·logne \ˌō-də-kə-ˈlōn\

Definition of eau de cologne

plural eaux de cologne play \ˌō(z)-də-\

  1. :  cologne



Origin of eau de cologne

French, literally, Cologne water, from Cologne, Germany


First Known Use: 1802


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