Definitions for bergamotˈbɜr gəˌmɒt, -mət
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ber•ga•motˈbɜr gəˌmɒt, -mət(n.)
a small citrus tree, Citrus aurantium bergamia, having fruit with a rind that yields a fragrant essential oil.
the oil or essence itself.
any of various plants of the mint family yielding an oil resembling bergamot.
Origin of bergamot:
1610–20; earlier, a pear variety < F bergamote < It bergamotta < Turkish bey armudu lit., bey's pear
bergamot, bergamot orange, Citrus bergamia(noun)
small tree with pear-shaped fruit whose oil is used in perfumery; Italy
a tree of the Orange family (Citrus bergamia), having a roundish or pear-shaped fruit, from the rind of which an essential oil of delicious odor is extracted, much prized as a perfume. Also, the fruit
a variety of mint (Mentha aquatica, var. glabrata)
the essence or perfume made from the fruit
a variety of pear
a variety of snuff perfumed with bergamot
a coarse tapestry, manufactured from flock of cotton or hemp, mixed with ox's or goat's hair; -- said to have been invented at Bergamo, Italy. Encyc. Brit
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