Definition of Essential oil

1. Noun. An oil having the odor or flavor of the plant from which it comes; used in perfume and flavorings.

Definition of Essential oil

1. Noun. A volatile oil, used to make perfumes and flavourings, especially one having the characteristic odour of the plant from which it is obtained. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Essential Oil

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Literary usage of Essential oil

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The presence of spirit of wine in an essential oil may be readily provea by shaking up a specimen of the oil wits a measured quantity of water in a ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1863)
"On the essential oil of Bay, and oilier Aromatic Oils. By J. II. ... The essential oil of Petit-grain, which is derived from the leaves of the orange-tree, ..."

3. A Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art: Comprising the Definitions and by William Thomas Brande, George William Cox (1867)
"The essential oil» containing oxygen are very numerous. Some of them, when distilled, are separable into a more volatile hydrocarbon and a less volatile ..."

4. A Treatise on Pharmacy by Edward Parrish (1884)
"essential oil of santal rr^xl. essential oil of neroli (bigarade petal, No. ... Take of essential oil of lavender (flowers) essential oil of lemon Essential ..."

5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1839)
"... the essential Oil of Turpentine in Diseases of the £уе.—Т)т. ... essential oil ..."

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