rue oil

noun

Definition of rue oil 

: 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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First Known Use of rue oil

1947, in the meaning defined above

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