neroli oil


ner·o·li oil

noun \ˈner-ə-lē-\

Definition of NEROLI OIL

:  a fragrant pale yellow essential oil obtained from flowers chiefly of the sour orange and used especially in cologne and as a flavoring

Origin of NEROLI OIL

French néroli, from Italian neroli, from Anna Maria de La Trémoille, princess of Nerola fl1670
First Known Use: 1849

ner·o·li oil

noun \ˈner-ə-lē-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NEROLI OIL

: a fragrant pale yellow essential oil obtained from orange flowers and used in perfume and as a flavoring—called also orange-flower oil

Biographical Note for NEROLI OIL

Ner·o·la \ˈner-ə-lə\ , Princess of (Anna Maria de La Tremoille) (died 1722), Italian princess. Born in France of noble birth, Anna Maria became the wife of an Italian duke. She introduced neroli oil into France around 1670.

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