beauty salon

[ byoo-tee suh-lon ]
/ ˈbyu ti səˌlɒn /

noun

an establishment where people, especially women, go for hairdressing, manicures, or other cosmetic treatments.

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Also called beau·ty par·lor [pahr-ler], /ˈpɑr lər/, beau·ty shop [shop], /ʃɒp/, beau·ty spa [spah] /spɑ/ .

Origin of beauty salon

An Americanism dating back to 1905–10
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British Dictionary definitions for beauty salon

beauty salon

beauty parlour


noun

an establishment providing women with services to improve their beauty, such as hairdressing, manicuring, facial treatment, and massage
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