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patchouli

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noun patch·ou·li \ˈpa-chə-lē, pə-ˈchü-lē\

Simple Definition of patchouli

  • : a perfume that is made from the oil of a southeast Asian plant

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of patchouli

  1. :  a heavy perfume made from the fragrant essential oil of a southeast Asian mint (Pogostemon cablin); also :  the plant itself

Variants of patchouli

also

patchouly

Origin and Etymology of patchouli

Tamil paccuḷi


First Known Use: 1845


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