Definition of petitgrain in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈpɛtɪgreɪn/

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[mass noun]
  • An essential oil with a floral scent distilled from the leaves and bark of the orange tree and from other citrus plants, used in perfumery.


from French petit grain 'little grain' (from the small green fruits originally used).

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