petitgrain oil

petitgrain oil

[′ped·ə‚grān ‚ȯil]
(materials)
A yellowish oil extracted from the leaves and twigs of the bitter orange tree; soluble in 70% alcohol, ether, and chloroform; used in perfumes for soaps and skin cream, and for flavoring.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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