[ lem-uh n-gras, -grahs ]
/ ˈlɛm ənˌgræs, -ˌgrɑs /
a yellowish to brownish oil distilled from the leaves of certain lemon grasses, especially Cymbopogon citratus, used chiefly in perfumery.
Origin of lemon-grass oil
First recorded in 1885–90
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