Definition of Neroli

1. n. An essential oil obtained by distillation from the flowers of the orange. It has a strong odor, and is used in perfumery, etc.



Definition of Neroli

1. Noun. An essential oil obtained from orange blossom ¹

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Definition of Neroli

1. a fragrant oil [n -S]

Medical Definition of Neroli

1. An essential oil obtained by distillation from the flowers of the orange. It has a strong odour, and is used in perfumery, etc. Neroli camphor, a white crystalline waxy substance, tasteless and odorless, obtained from beroli oil. Synonym: auradin. Origin: F. Neroli, said to be from the name of an Italian princess. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Neroli

nerines
nerita
nerite
nerites
neritic
neritic zone
neritid
neritid gastropod
neritina
nerk
nerka
nerkas
nerks
nero
nerol
neroli (current term)
neroli oil
nerolidol
nerolis
nerols
neropteral
nerts
nertz
nerval
nervate
nervation
nervations
nervature
nervatures
nerve

Literary usage of Neroli

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1. Pharmacographia; a History of the Principal Drugs of Vegetable Origin, Met by Friedrich August Flückiger, Daniel Hanbury (1879)
"116) particularly abounds in unripe bitter oranges. Uses—Bitter orange peel is much used in medicine as an aromatic tonic. OLEUM neroli, Oleum. ..."

2. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1860)
"OU of neroli. BONASTRE. (1825.) J. Pharm. 11, 529; N. Tr. 12, 1, 180. ZELLER. Stud, über other. ... Contains neroli-camphor in solution. Decompositions 1. ..."

3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1866)
"It thus appears that this incrustation consiste mainly of anhydrous sulphate of lime and magnesia-hydrate. On the Possibility of Manufacturing neroli in the ..."

4. Tropical Agriculture: The Climate, Soils, Cultural Methods, Crops, Live by Earley Vernon Wilcox (1916)
"... tincture of tolu, and oil of neroli, to which a minute quantity of ylang-ylang oil is added. An excellent quality of this oil is produced in Reunion, ..."

5. Elements of Chemistry: Theoretical and Practical by William Allen Miller (1867)
"Oil of neroli is the fragrant oil obtained from the blossoms of the orange tree. It is colourless when recently distilled, but becomes red i>y exposure to ..."

6. A Practical Treatise on Animal and Vegetable Fats and Oils: Comprising Both by William Theodore Brannt, Karl Schaedler (1896)
"Hence the hydrocarbon of neroli oil is limonene. On account of the high price of orange-flower oil it is largely adulterated, especially with alcohol, ..."

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