eau de cologne

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

Definition of eau de cologne

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

Origin and Etymology of eau de cologne

French, literally, Cologne water, from Cologne, Germany


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