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French for "water," from Old French eue (12c.), from Latin aqua "water, rainwater" (see aqua-). Brought into English in combinations such as eau de vie "brandy" (1748), literally "water of life;" eau de toilette (1907). For eau de Cologne see cologne.


Eau may refer to:

  • Eurasian Union
  • Water, as in eau de Cologne, eau Creole, eau de parfum and eau de toilette
  • River Eau, a tributary of the River Trent in Lincolnshire, England
  • Eau Rouge, a 15 km long stream in the Belgian province of Liège
  • Eau Rouge corner, one of the best-known corners in Formula One racing circuits in the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps at the point where the track crosses Eau Rouge stream for the first time
  • A commonly used permutation of vowels in French words which yields a sound similar to the letter "O" in some languages
  • Eau (trigraph), a trigraph of the Latin alphabet
Eau (trigraph)

Eau is a trigraph of the Latin script.

Usage examples of "eau".

By this time, he and Paglione knew Eau Claire fairly well, having spent more than a day simply driving the streets, studying maps, memorizing the layout of the city.

After bettering her disguise with a wig, she would rent a cheap motel room there in Eau Claire and stay for a couple of days.

Tomorrow she would find a library in Eau Claire and do what research she could, make notes of the books she would need.

Gaelic would likely be the most informative about this Niall of Scotland, but the Eau Claire public library might not have such an exotic item in its inventory.

In this instance, the Eau Claire library had provided her with the information she needed.

Eau de fried potato, a musky hint of grease, the floral bouquet of iodized salt.

La Seine qui coulait devant moi me charmait par cette grace naturelle aux eaux, principe des choses et source de la vie.

Pendant huit heures, ses parents resterent les yeux fixes sur cette eau tranquille qui recouvrait le cadavre de leur fils.

Sample Menu: The Clear Camel Piss Soup with boiled Earth Worms The Filet of Sun-Ripened Sting Ray basted with Eau de Cologne and garnished with nettles The After-Birth Supreme de Boeuf, cooked in drained crank case oil, served with a piquant sauce of rotten egg yolks and crushed bed bugs The Limburger Cheese sugar cured in diabetic orine doused in Canned Heat Flamboyant.

Interviewed in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, where she had gone following her release from jail, Mary Brunner agreed to cooperate with the police in return for immunity in the Hinman murder.

Gave, grossi par la premiere fonte des neiges, rouler entre ses rives verdoyantes ses eaux froides qui fumaient par places sous les rayons obliques du soleil levant et pour ecouter leur fracas torrentueux.

Anie, regardant curieusement les eaux tumultueuses roulant dans leurs rives encaissees.

Piers wore Eau de Cedrat, a French citrus concoction that Doris said made him smell like Charles de Gaulle.

And that did not suit him at all, for he was well over sixty and hated waiting in cold antechambers and parading eau des millefleurs and four thieves’ vinegar before old marquises or foisting a migraine salve off on them.