a process of extracting perfumes by exposing inodorous oils or fats to the exhalations of flowers.
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How to use enfleurage in a sentence
They are treated by maceration and enfleurage, chiefly the latter.
Emulsin of other odors can be prepared with tubereuse, rose, or cassie (acacia) oil (prepared by enfleurage or maceration).The Art of Perfumery | G. W. Septimus Piesse
Descending to the cellar—the coolest part of the building—we find the simple apparatus used in the process of enfleurage.
They are finished off, however, by the process of enfleurage, in which the frames before alluded to are made use of.
The flowers are worked up at the factory directly they arrive by the enfleurage process.
British Dictionary definitions for enfleurage
the process of exposing odourless oils to the scent of fresh flowers, used in perfume-making
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