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ESSENTIAL OIL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does essential oil mean? 

ESSENTIAL OIL (noun)
  The noun ESSENTIAL OIL has 1 sense:

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

  Familiarity information: ESSENTIAL OIL used as a noun is very rare.


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ESSENTIAL OIL (noun)


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Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting substances

Synonyms:

essential oil; volatile oil

Hypernyms ("essential oil" is a kind of...):

oil (a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "essential oil"):

ilang-ilang (oil distilled from flowers of the ilang-ilang tree; used in perfumery)

bitter almond oil (pale yellow essential oil obtained from bitter almonds by distillation from almond cake or meal)

atar; athar; attar; ottar (essential oil or perfume obtained from flowers)

clove oil; oil of cloves (essential oil obtained from cloves and used to flavor medicines)

costus oil (a yellow volatile essential oil obtained from costusroot; used in perfumes)

eucalyptus oil (an essential oil obtained from the leaves of eucalypts)

oil of turpentine; spirit of turpentine; turpentine; turps (volatile liquid distilled from turpentine oleoresin; used as paint thinner and solvent and medicinally)

absinthe oil; wormwood oil (a dark bitter oil obtained from wormwood leaves; flavors absinthe liqueurs)

linalool (a colorless fragrant liquid found in many essential oils)


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