Definition of neroli in English:


Line breaks: ner¦oli
Pronunciation: /ˈnɪərəli
(also neroli oil)


[mass noun]
  • An essential oil distilled from the flowers of the Seville orange, used in perfumery.
    More example sentences
    • For a more exotic perfume, try the essential oil ylang-ylang and neroli.
    • This fabulous range of organic products includes essential oils such as neroli, rose and camomile, which help babies with sleep and tender skin problems.
    • For a sensuous bath, try sandalwood, rose, ylang-ylang, patchouli, neroli or jasmine.


late 17th century: via French from Italian neroli, said to be from the name of an Italian princess.

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