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

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 2 Dec. 2020.

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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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