neroli oil

noun
ner·​o·​li oil | \ ˈner-ə-lē- How to pronounce neroli oil (audio) \

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

Examples of neroli oil in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After the girls spelled two words correctly each — fidibus, haltere, nepeta and fewtrils — Thummala faltered on neroli oil, leaving Avant-garde the opportunity to claim the title. Victoria Albert, CBS News, 9 July 2021

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First Known Use of neroli oil

1849, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for neroli oil

French néroli, from Italian neroli, from Anna Maria de La Trémoille, princess of Nerola flourished 1670

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“Neroli oil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/neroli%20oil. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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neroli oil

noun
ner·​o·​li oil | \ ˈner-ə-lē- How to pronounce neroli oil (audio) \

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

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