eau de cologne

noun eau de co·logne \ˌō-də-kə-ˈlōn\

Definition of eau de cologne


eaux de cologne

play \ˌō(z)-də-kə-ˈlōn\
  1. :  cologne

Origin and Etymology of eau de cologne

French, literally, Cologne water, from Cologne, Germany

First Known Use: 1802

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