oil of bergamot

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oil of ber·ga·mot

volatile oil derived by steam distillation from the rind of the fresh fruit of Citrus aurantium or C. bergamia; contains l-linalyl acetate, l-linalool; d-limonene, dipentene, bergaptene; used as a deodorant in preparations containing malodorous ingredients and as an aromatic in perfumes, hairdressings, and pomades.
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n 37 Posh teas include Early Grey, a black tea with a touch of the oil of bergamot a member of the citron family.
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