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kohl

 (kōl)
n.
A cosmetic preparation, such as powdered antimony sulfide, used especially in the Middle East to darken the rims of the eyelids.

[Arabic kuḥl, powder of antimony, kohl; see kx̣l in Semitic roots.]

kohl

(kəʊl)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a cosmetic powder used, originally esp in Muslim and Asian countries, to darken the area around the eyes. It is usually powdered antimony sulphide
[C18: from Arabic kohl; see alcohol]

Kohl

(kəʊl)
n
(Biography) Helmut (ˈhɛlmuːt). born 1930, German statesman: chancellor of West Germany (1982–90) and of Germany (1990–98)

kohl

(koʊl)

n.
a dark powder, as finely powdered antimony sulfide, used as an eyeliner or eyeshadow.
[1790–1800; < Arabic]

Kohl

(koʊl)

n.
Helmut, born 1930, chancellor of West Germany 1982–90; chancellor of Germany 1990–98.

kohl

- A powder used to darken the eyes, it is from ancient Arabic and Egyptian times.
See also related terms for powder.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kohl - a cosmetic preparation used by women in Egypt and Arabia to darken the edges of their eyelids
makeup, make-up, war paint - cosmetics applied to the face to improve or change your appearance
Translations

kohl

[ˈkəʊl] nkhôl m

kohl

[kəʊl] nkajal m inv
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