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maquillage

[mak-ee-ahzh; French ma-kee-yazh] /ˌmæk iˈɑʒ; French ma kiˈyaʒ/
noun
1.
makeup (defs 1, 2, 5).
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; < French, equivalent to maquill(er) to apply makeup (orig. theater argot, perhaps to be identified with Old French masquillier blacken, smear, akin to mascurer, mascherer, verbal derivative of Vulgar Latin *mascar-; see masquerade) + -age -age
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British Dictionary definitions for maquillage

maquillage

/makijaʒ/
noun
1.
make-up; cosmetics
2.
the application of make-up
Word Origin
from maquiller to make up
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