eau de nile

noun

¦ōdə¦nē(ə)l,
-nī(-
plural eaux de nile
¦ō(z)d-
often capitalized N
: nile

Word History

Etymology

French eau de Nil, literally, Nile water, from Nil Nile, river in northeast Africa

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“Eau de nile.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eau%20de%20nile. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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