cardamom oil

cardamom oil n a colorless or pale-yellow essential oil with a camphoraceous odor and pungent taste distilled from cardamom seeds and used in pharmaceutical preparations and as a flavoring for foods

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[NF] a volatile oil distilled from the seed of the cardamom plant (Elettaria cardamomum), used as a flavoring agent in pharmaceutical preparations.

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