attar of roses


attar of roses
noun
a volatile fragrant oil obtained from fresh roses by steam distillation
Syn: ↑rose oil
Hypernyms: ↑attar, ↑atar, ↑athar, ↑ottar

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: a fragrant essential oil obtained by distillation from petals especially of damask rose and with geraniol and citronellol as its principal odorous constituents : rose oil

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attar of roses,
a fragrant essential oil made from rose petals.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • attar of roses — Oil of roses, ottar of roses, otto of roses …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • attar of roses — noun a perfume made from an essential oil extracted from rose flowers …   Wiktionary

  • OTTO or ATTAR OF ROSES —    an essential oil obtained by distilling rose leaves of certain species in water, of very strong odour, pleasant when diluted; is used for perfumery; it is made in India, Persia, Syria, and at Kezanlik, in Roumelia …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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  • attar — at·tar at ər, a .tär n a fragrant essential oil esp ATTAR OF ROSES * * * at·tar (atґar) [Persian “essence”] any essential or volatile oil of vegetable origin …   Medical dictionary


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