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See also: Cologne
Short for eau de Cologne < French Eau de Cologne, the name given to the original product in 1709. The success of the original Eau de Cologne inspired many imitators and it has become a genericized trademark. See Cologne.
- A type of perfume consisting of 2-5% essential oils, 70-90 % alcohol and water.
- You stink of too much cologne.
eau de Cologne