Patchouly camphor
Patchouli Pa*tchou"li, Patchouly Pa*tchou"ly, n. [CF. F. patchouli; prob. of East Indian origin.] 1. (Bot.) A mintlike plant ({Pogostemon Patchouli}) of the East Indies, yielding an essential oil from which a highly valued perfume is made. [1913 Webster]

2. The perfume made from this plant. [1913 Webster]

{Patchouly camphor} (Chem.), a substance homologous with and resembling borneol, found in patchouly oil. [1913 Webster]


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  • Patchouly — Patchouli Pa*tchou li, Patchouly Pa*tchou ly, n. [CF. F. patchouli; prob. of East Indian origin.] 1. (Bot.) A mintlike plant ({Pogostemon Patchouli}) of the East Indies, yielding an essential oil from which a highly valued perfume is made. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Patchouli — Pa*tchou li, Patchouly Pa*tchou ly, n. [CF. F. patchouli; prob. of East Indian origin.] 1. (Bot.) A mintlike plant ({Pogostemon Patchouli}) of the East Indies, yielding an essential oil from which a highly valued perfume is made. [1913 Webster] 2 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pogostemon Patchouli — Patchouli Pa*tchou li, Patchouly Pa*tchou ly, n. [CF. F. patchouli; prob. of East Indian origin.] 1. (Bot.) A mintlike plant ({Pogostemon Patchouli}) of the East Indies, yielding an essential oil from which a highly valued perfume is made. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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