Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

bergamot

play
noun ber·ga·mot \ˈbər-gə-ˌmät\

Definition of bergamot

  1. 1 :  a pear-shaped orange of a Mediterranean tree (Citrus aurantium bergamia) having a rind that yields an essential oil used especially in perfumery; also :  this oil

  2. 2 :  any of several mints (genus Monarda) — compare wild bergamot




Learn More about bergamot


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up bergamot? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to manage or play awkwardly

Get Word of the Day daily email!