<chemistry> An essential oil obtained by distillation from the flowers of the orange. It has a strong odour, and is used in perfumery, etc.

<chemistry> Neroli camphor, a white crystalline waxy substance, tasteless and odorless, obtained from beroli oil.

Synonyms: auradin.

Origin: F. Neroli, said to be from the name of an Italian princess.

(01 Mar 1998)

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