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Date: 1700-1800
Language: Hindi
Origin: cãpo, from cãpna 'to press, shampoo'

shampoo

1 noun
     
Related topics: Hair and Beauty, Cleaning
sham‧poo1
1 [uncountable and countable]DCB a liquid soap for washing your hair:
What kind of shampoo do you use?
a bottle of shampoo
2 [countable usually singular]DCB when someone washes your hair using shampoo:
$21 for a shampoo, cut, and blow-dry
shampoo and set (=when someone washes your hair and then dries it so that it has a particular style, especially using curlers)
3 [uncountable and countable]DHC a liquid used for cleaning carpets

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