costus oil


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Noun1.costus oil - a yellow volatile essential oil obtained from costusroot; used in perfumes
essential oil, volatile oil - an oil having the odor or flavor of the plant from which it comes; used in perfume and flavorings
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lappa's qualities are better known in perfumery as costus products (e.g., costus absolute, costus oil).