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 and Etymology of neroli oil
French néroli, from Italian neroli, from Anna Maria de La Trémoille, princess of Nerola flourished 1670
First Known Use: 1849See Words from the same year
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
Nerola \ˈner-ə-lə\play ,
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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