neroli oil

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ner·o·li oil

An essential oil distilled from the flowers of the bitter orange and used in perfumery.

[French néroli, after Anna Maria de la Trémoille (1642-1722), Princess of Nerola, Italy, who made it fashionable at the French court.]

neroli oil

(ˈnɪərəlɪ) or


(Elements & Compounds) a brown oil distilled from the flowers of various orange trees, esp the Seville orange: used in perfumery
[C17: named after Anne Marie de la Tremoïlle of Neroli, French-born Italian princess believed to have discovered it]

ner′o•li oil`

(ˈnɛr ə li, ˈnɪər-)
a brown essential oil derived from the orange flowers and used in the manufacture of perfumes.
[1720–30; < French néroli < Italian neroli, after Anne-Marie de la Tremouille de Noirmontier, Princess of Nerola, who is said to have discovered it c1670]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.neroli oil - an odoriferous yellow oil found in orange flowers and used in perfumery and as a flavoring
oil - a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water
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