rue oil


Definition of rue oil

  1. :  a colorless to yellow usually fluorescent essential oil with an intense odor obtained from rue and other plants of the genus Ruta and used chiefly in perfumery and in medicine as a local irritant

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Origin and Etymology of rue oil


First Known Use: 1947

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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