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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- A lemon-scented grass of southern Asia that yields an oil used in perfumery and as an insect repellent.

Usage examples (34)
  • Lemongrass aka citronella is a natural deterent for mosquitoes.
  • I've used Q-Tips soaked in citronella oil used in lamps.
  • (mulberry root), "citronella," Eng., possesses the same therapeutic properties as the former.
  • Can someone light a citronella candle or something? for more
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