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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Small tree with pear-shaped fruit whose oil is used in perfumery.

Usage examples (36)
  • bergamot oil is used in perfumery.
  • The blend is described as bergamot, amber, sandalwood, and vanilla.
  • I've actually taken to brewing a cup of earl grey tea and leaving it on my desk, so that the bergamot is a sort of scent barrier.
  • Despite its name, it has only a hint of rose among other notes such as bergamot, sandalwood, orange blossom, gardenia and muguet. for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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