Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An oil extracted from the flowers of the bitter orange; a French perfume. Also neroli-oil and oil of neroli.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) An essential oil obtained by distillation from the flowers of the orange. It has a strong odor, and is used in perfumery, etc.
  • noun (Chem.) a white crystalline waxy substance, tasteless and odorless, obtained from neroli oil; -- called also auradin.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun An essential oil obtained from orange blossom

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Examples

  • These Fougères are very complex, with the addition of bright florals such as neroli, lily of the valley, and cyclamen.

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  • These Fougères are very complex, with the addition of bright florals such as neroli, lily of the valley, and cyclamen.

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  • They'd get bored as hell doing that after a while, and then I'd be through with having conversations for the rest of my life. "neroli:" Quote TK from Salinger's agent about surviving manuscripts, if any, and plans for them.

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  • Mr. Moltz describes pure neroli as being "prim and proper."

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  • Now, neroli can be found in any number of perfumes, soaps and, according to myth, the secret recipe for Coca-Cola.

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  • I love heady, sexy scents like jasmine and neroli.

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  • Cold-pressing the fruit peel yields bigarade, the essential oil of the bitter orange; distilling the twigs gives you petitgrain; and the orange blossoms provide you with neroli.

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  • Those includes things like orange, nutmeg, lemon, coriander, neroli and cinnamon oils and 8 ounces of alcohol.

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  • Of course the main ingredient is the neroli, freshened by the petitgrain Paraguay which is also tender and green and petitgrain citronnier.

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  • He likes to "dirty it up" with flowers that bring out neroli's wet and sexy vibe.

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