- Hel·mut [hel-moo t] /ˈhɛl mʊt/, born 1930, German political leader: chancellor of West Germany (1982–90); chancellor of Germany 1990–98.
- a cosmetic powder used, originally esp in Muslim and Asian countries, to darken the area around the eyes. It is usually powdered antimony sulphide
- Helmut (ˈhɛlmuːt). born 1930, German statesman: chancellor of West Germany (1982–90) and of Germany (1990–98)
“powder used to darken eyelids,” 1799, from Arabic kuhl (see alcohol).