attar of roses
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attar of roses(ăt`ər, ă`tär), or
rose oil,fragrant essential oil obtained from roses and used in making perfume. It is one of the most valuable of the volatile oils. Rose water is water in which a small amount of the oil is dissolved.
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attar of roses[′ad·ər əv ′rōz·əs]
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