rose oil

noun

Definition of rose oil

: a fragrant essential oil obtained from roses and used chiefly in perfumery and in flavoring

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Though the product comes in three scents—coconut oil, rose oil, and argan oil—my favorite is the coconut oil one, which has a subtle yet pleasant smell. Talia Abbas, SELF, "This Whipped Cream Body Wash Is Honestly More Fun Than It Should Be," 4 Sep. 2019 Investors have been conditioned to expect energy firms to allocate any windfall from rising oil prices to drilling budgets, M&A or executive pay, with precious little making its way back to shareholders. Washington Post, "Even Boone Pickens Is Falling Out of Love With Oil," 18 Sep. 2019 Qantas is trying to roll out a network of super-long direct services connecting Australia’s eastern seaboard with South America, South Africa and North America as rising oil prices squeeze profit margins. Angus Whitley, Los Angeles Times, "Qantas tests 20-hour nonstop flights to see if passengers can bear it," 22 Aug. 2019 The national average price of gas has been increasing in recent weeks, due largely to rising oil prices. Nathan Bomey, USA TODAY, "Gas prices may rise as Tropical Storm Barry barrels toward U.S. Gulf Coast refineries," 12 July 2019 The Reserve Bank of India lifted its repurchase rate to 6.50% from 6.25%, its second rate increase of the year, on concern that rising oil and food prices are pushing inflation beyond its comfort zone. Anant Vijay Kala, WSJ, "India’s Central Bank Voices Trade-Friction Concerns as It Raises Lending Rate," 1 Aug. 2018 The compounds include rose oil or nitrogen fertilizer. Rebecca Spalding, Bloomberg.com, "The DNA Cops Who Make Sure the World’s Deadliest Viruses Aren’t Rebuilt," 27 June 2018 The compounds include rose oil or nitrogen fertilizer. Fortune, "These DNA Cops Make Sure Deadly Viruses Don't Get Rebuilt," 27 June 2018 All eight shades are infused with geranium and rose oils for a lovely floral scent. Macaela Mackenzie, Allure, "Origins Launches Blooming Bold Lipstick and Sheer Lip Balm Made With Real Flowers," 28 Sep. 2018

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1552, in the meaning defined above

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rose oil

noun

Medical Definition of rose oil

: a fragrant essential oil obtained from roses and used chiefly in perfumery and in flavoring especially : attar of roses

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