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cosmetology (n.)

"art or practice of beauty culture," 1855, from French cosmétologie, from Latinized form of Greek kosmetos "well-ordered," from kosmein "to arrange, adorn," from kosmos "order; ornament" (see cosmos) + -ology.

updated on April 04, 2018

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Definitions of cosmetology from WordNet

cosmetology (n.)
the practice of beautifying the face and hair and skin;
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