lemongrass oil


Definition of lemongrass oil

: a yellow to reddish brown essential oil that has an odor of lemon or verbena, is obtained especially from either of two lemongrasses (Cymbopogon citratus or C. flexuosus), and is used chiefly as a perfume (as in soap) and as a source of the aldehyde citral

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“Lemongrass oil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lemongrass%20oil. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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