rose oil

[ rohz-oil ]
/ ˈroʊz ˌɔɪl /

noun

a pale yellow, green, or red, volatile, fragrant, sweet-tasting liquid, obtained by steam distillation from fresh roses, especially damask roses: used in flavoring and perfume.

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Also called at·tar of ro·ses [at-eruhv roh-ziz, uh-tahr], /ˈæt ər əv ˈroʊ zɪz, əˈtɑr/, ot·to of ro·ses [ot-ohuhv roh-ziz] /ˈɒt oʊ əv ˈroʊ zɪz/ .

Origin of rose oil

First recorded in 1835–45
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