noun \ˈkōl\

: a type of makeup that is used to put a black or dark gray line or mark around the eyes

Full Definition of KOHL

:  a preparation used especially in Arabia and Egypt to darken the edges of the eyelids

Origin of KOHL

Arabic kuḥl
First Known Use: 1799


biographical name \ˈkōl\

Definition of KOHL

Helmut 1930– chancellor of West Germany (1982–90) chancellor of Germany (1990–98)


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