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kohl

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noun \ˈkōl\

Simple Definition of kohl

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

Full Definition of kohl

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

Origin of kohl

Arabic kuḥl


First Known Use: 1799


Kohl

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biographical name \ˈkōl\

Definition of Kohl

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




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