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bay rum,

aromatic liquid used chiefly as a cosmetic and a perfume. It originated in the West Indies, where it was prepared by distillation from rum and bay leaves. It is now commonly a mixture of oil of bay (from a bayberry), alcohol, water, oil of pimento, and oil of orange peel.

bay rum

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A product originally prepared from the distillation of rum and water mixed with bayberry (Pimenta acris) leaves but now made from a mixture of bay oil, orange oil, pimenta oil, alcohol, and water; used in shaving lotions and alcohol rubs.

bay rum

1. an aromatic liquid, used in medicines and cosmetics, originally obtained by distilling the leaves of the bayberry tree (Pimenta racemosa) with rum: now also synthesized from alcohol, water, and various oils
2. bay rum tree another name for bayberry
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