Meaning of COLOGNE in English

I. kəˈlōn adjective

Usage: usually capitalized

Etymology: from Cologne, Germany

: of or from the city of Cologne, Germany : of the kind or style prevalent in Cologne

II. noun

( -s )

Etymology: short for Cologne water, translation of French eau de Cologne, from Cologne, Germany, where it was manufactured

1. also cologne water sometimes capitalized C : a perfumed liquid composed of alcohol and certain aromatic oils chiefly derived from the citrus family and used as a toilet water — called also eau de Cologne

2. : a cream or paste of cologne sometimes formed into a semisolid stick

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