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citronella oil

noun
1.
a light-yellowish pungent oil, distilled from citronella, used in the manufacture of liniment, perfume, and soap, and as an insect repellent.
Also called citronella.
Origin of citronella oil
1880-1885
1880-85
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  • As I was bidding the Mahatma good night, he considerately handed me a bottle of citronella oil.

    Autobiography of a YOGI Paramhansa Yogananda

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