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rose oil

noun
1.
a pale yellow, green, or red, volatile, fragrant, sweet-tasting liquid, obtained by steam distillation from fresh roses, especially damask roses: used in flavoring and perfume.
Also called attar of roses, otto of roses.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45
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