The commoner sort is only scented with a little essence of bergamot or essence of lemon.
No more were bergamot or southern-wood, although vegetable in their nature.
Dr Cattell scents it with the oils of origanum and bergamot instead of cinnamon.
Is it tufted with myrtle, or shaded with a grove of lemon, orange, and bergamot?'
My handkerchief smelt of lavender, and my hair of oil of thyme—my waistcoat of bergamot, and my inexpressibles of musk.
Balm blossoms and bergamot blossoms, with a little cream of tartar in the water, make a pretty pink.
He had no scruple in assigning a series of twelve groups of amateur laborers to raising twelve varieties of the bergamot pear!
Stir until it gets cool enough to thicken, when perfume may be stirred in; geranium, bergamot or lemon oil may be used.
Then Nancy Levett came, bringing with her a milliner, Mrs. bergamot.
Bay rum six ounces, aromatic spirits of ammonia half an ounce, bergamot oil six drops.
type of citrus tree, also its fruit, both similar to bitter orange, and the essence prepared from the oil of the rind of the fruit, 1690s, from French bergamote (17c.), from Italian bergamotta, named for Bergamo, town in Italy. The name is Roman Bergamum, from a Celtic or Ligurian berg "mountain," cognate with the identical Germanic word.
Earlier (1610s) as a kind of pear deemed especially luscious, in this sense ultimately a Romanic folk-etymologization from Turkish beg-armudi "prince's pear" or "prince of pears," influenced in form by the other word, but probably not from it (the town is on the opposite end of the peninsula from where the pear grows). Also used of garden plants of the mint order with a smell like that of oil of bergamot.