eau de nile

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

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History and Etymology for eau de nile

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. 2020.

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