[ma-skar-uh; British ma-skahr-uh] /mæˈskær ə; British mæˈskɑr ə/
a substance used as a cosmetic to color the eyelashes and eyebrows.
verb (used with object)
to apply mascara to.
a cosmetic substance for darkening, colouring, and thickening the eyelashes, applied with a brush or rod
cosmetic for coloring eyelashes, 1883, mascaro (modern form from 1922), from Spanish mascara “a stain, a mask,” from same source as Italian maschera “mask” (see mask (v.)).
[mas-kuh-reen] /ˌmæs kəˈrin/ noun 1. a creeping grass, Zoysia tenuifolia, naturalized in California and Florida, having fine leaves and shoots that make good turf.
[mas-kuh-reen, mas-kuh-reen] /ˈmæs kəˌrin, ˌmæs kəˈrin/ noun, (used with a plural verb) 1. a group of islands in the Indian Ocean, E of Madagascar, including Mauritius, Reunion, and Rodrigues. /ˌmæskəˈriːn/ plural noun 1. a group of volcanic islands in the W Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar: consists of the islands of Réunion, Mauritius, and Rodrigues […]
[mas-kuh-ron] /ˈmæs kəˌrɒn/ noun, Architecture. 1. (def 11).
[mas-kahr-poh-nee] /ˌmæs kɑrˈpoʊ ni/ noun 1. a very soft Italian cream cheese made from cow’s milk. /ˌmæskəˈpəʊnɪ/ noun 1. a soft Italian cream cheese