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

  • noun (Bot.) A small East Indian shrubby mint (Pogostemon cablin); a fragrant oil from its leaves is used in perfumes.

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  • noun Alternative spelling of patchouli.

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  • noun a heavy perfume made from the patchouli plant
  • noun small East Indian shrubby mint; fragrant oil from its leaves is used in perfumes


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  • Perhaps you mean patchouli?

    July 19, 2007

  • Thanks--I did. In fact, I think I may already have listed it elsewhere. I typed that list quickly and then went to finish the dishes without looking it over! So I may have other typos in that list.

    July 19, 2007

  • Yes, you got patchouli - I went to the link and saw you'd gotten it. (/redundant)

    July 19, 2007