Cosmetic Cos*met"ic (k?z-m?t"?k), Cosmetical Cos*met"ic*al (-?-kal), a. [Gr. kosmitiko`s skilled in decorating, fr. ko`smos order, ornament: cf. F. cosm['e]tique. See {Cosmos}.] Imparting or improving beauty, particularly the beauty of the complexion; as, a cosmetical preparation. [1913 Webster]

First, robed in white, the nymph intent adores, With head uncovered, the cosmetic powers. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

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