from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An essential oil distilled from the flowers of the bitter orange and used in perfumery.
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- noun an odoriferous yellow oil found in orange flowers and used in perfumery and as a flavoring
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[French néroli, after Anna Maria de la Trémoille (1642–1722), Princess of Nerola, Italy, who made it fashionable at the French court.]
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