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English definition of “kohl”

kohl

noun [U]     /kəʊl/ US  /koʊl/
a dark substance that people put around their eyes, especially the edge of their eyelids, to make them more attractive: a kohl pencilMake-up and skin care
(Definition of kohl noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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