from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An essential oil distilled from orange flowers and used in perfumery.
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- n. an odoriferous yellow oil found in orange flowers and used in perfumery and as a flavoring
French néroli, from Italian neroli, after Anna Maria de la Trémoille, 17th-century princess of Nerola.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)