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citronella

 [sit″ro-nel´ah]
a fragrant grass, the source of a volatile oil (citronella oil) used in perfumes and insect repellents.

cit·ro·nel·la

(sit'rō-nel'ă),
Cymbopogon (Andropogon) nardus (family Gramineae); a fragrant grass (Sri Lanka), from which a volatile oil (c. oil) used as a perfume and insect repellent is distilled.

citronella

/cit·ron·el·la/ (sĭ″tron-el´ah) a fragrant grass, the source of a volatile oil (citronella oil) used in perfumes and insect repellents.

citronella

(sĭt″rŏn-ĕl′ă)
A volatile oil obtained from Cymbopogon citratus, or lemongrass, that contains geraniol and citronellal. It is used in perfumes and as an insect repellent.