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lemon-grass oil

[ lem-uhn-gras, -grahs ]
/ ˈlɛm ənˌgræs, -ˌgrɑs /
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noun

a yellowish to brownish oil distilled from the leaves of certain lemon grasses, especially Cymbopogon citratus, used chiefly in perfumery.

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Origin of lemon-grass oil

First recorded in 1885–90
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