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Kohl

[kohl] /koʊl/
noun
1.
Helmut [hel-moo t] /ˈhɛl mʊt/ (Show IPA), born 1930, German political leader: chancellor of West Germany (1982–90); chancellor of Germany 1990–98.
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British Dictionary definitions for h. kohl

kohl

/kəʊl/
noun
1.
a cosmetic powder used, originally esp in Muslim and Asian countries, to darken the area around the eyes. It is usually powdered antimony sulphide
Word Origin
C18: from Arabic kohl; see alcohol

Kohl

/kəʊl/
noun
1.
Helmut (ˈhɛlmuːt). born 1930, German statesman: chancellor of West Germany (1982–90) and of Germany (1990–98)
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Word Origin and History for h. kohl

kohl

n.

"powder used to darken eyelids," 1799, from Arabic kuhl (see alcohol).

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