neroli oil

ner·o·li oil 'ner-ə-lē- n a fragrant pale yellow essential oil obtained from orange flowers and used in perfume and as a flavoring called also orange-flower oil
Ner·o·la 'ner-ə-lə Princess of (Anna Maria de La Tremoille) (d 1722)
Italian princess. Born in France of noble birth, Anna Maria became the wife of an Italian duke. She introduced neroli oil into France around 1670.

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  • neroli oil — noun an odoriferous yellow oil found in orange flowers and used in perfumery and as a flavoring • Hypernyms: ↑oil * * * ˈnerəlē noun Etymology: French néroli, from Italian neroli, from Anna Maria dé la Tremoïlle, princess of Nerole fl 1670 : a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • neroli oil — oil extracted from orange blossoms …   English contemporary dictionary

  • neroli oil — /ner euh lee, near / a brown essential oil derived from the flowers of the orange tree, Citrus aurantium, used in the manufacture of perfumes. Also called orange flower oil. [1720 30; < F néroli < It neroli, after Anne Marie de la Tremouille de… …   Universalium

  • neroli oil — ner′o•li oil [[t]ˈnɛr ə li, ˈnɪər [/t]] n. pln a brown essential oil derived from the orange flowers and used in the manufacture of perfumes • Etymology: 1720–30; < F néroli < It neroli, after Anne Marie de la Tremouille de Noirmontier,… …   From formal English to slang

  • neroli oil — noun Etymology: French néroli, from Italian neroli, from Anna Maria de La Trémoille, princess of Nerola fl1670 Date: 1849 a fragrant pale yellow essential oil obtained from flowers chiefly of the sour orange and used especially in cologne and as… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • neroli oil — /ˈnɪərəli ˌɔɪl/ (say nearruhlee .oyl) noun an essential oil consisting of citral, limonene, linalool, etc., derived from orange blossoms of the tree Citrus aurantium, and used in the perfume industry. {French, from Italian; named after Anne Marie …   Australian English dictionary

  • neroli — [ner′ə lē, nir′ō lē] n. 〚Fr néroli < It neroli, nerolo, after the Princess of Nerole (17th c.) said to have discovered it〛 an essential oil distilled from orange flowers and used in perfumery: in full neroli oil * * * …   Universalium

  • neroli — [ner′ə lē, nir′ō lē] n. [Fr néroli < It neroli, nerolo, after the Princess of Nerole (17th c.) said to have discovered it] an essential oil distilled from orange flowers and used in perfumery: in full neroli oil …   English World dictionary

  • Neroli — Ner o*li, n. [F. n[ e]roli, said to be from the name of an Italian princess.] (Chem.) An essential oil obtained by distillation from the flowers of the orange. It has a strong odor, and is used in perfumery, etc. [1913 Webster] {Neroli camphor}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Neroli camphor — Neroli Ner o*li, n. [F. n[ e]roli, said to be from the name of an Italian princess.] (Chem.) An essential oil obtained by distillation from the flowers of the orange. It has a strong odor, and is used in perfumery, etc. [1913 Webster] {Neroli… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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