HyperDic: essential_oil

English > 1 sense of the expression essential oil:
NOUNsubstanceessential oil, volatile oilan oil having the odor or flavor of the plant from which it comes
English > essential oil: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningAn oil having the odor or flavor of the plant from which it comes; used in perfume and flavorings.
Synonymvolatile oil
Narrowerattar, atar, athar, ottaressential oil or perfume obtained from flowers
bitter almond oilpale yellow essential oil obtained from bitter almonds by distillation from almond cake or meal
clove oil, oil of clovesessential oil obtained from cloves and used to flavor medicines
costus oilA yellow volatile essential oil obtained from costusroot
eucalyptus oilAn essential oil obtained from the leaves of eucalypts
ilang-ilangoil distilled from flowers of the ilang-ilang tree
linaloolA colorless fragrant liquid / liquid found in many essential oils
turpentine, oil of turpentine, spirit of turpentine, turpsvolatile liquid / liquid distilled from turpentine oleoresin
wormwood oil, absinthe oilA dark bitter oil obtained from wormwood leaves
BroaderoilA slippery or viscous liquid / liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water
Spanishaceite esencial
Catalanessència, oli essencial

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