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ˈbɜr gəˌmɒt, -mətberg·amot

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bergamot, bergamot orange, Citrus bergamianoun

    small tree with pear-shaped fruit whose oil is used in perfumery; Italy

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Bergamotnoun

    Etymology: bergamotte, Fr.


  1. bergamot

    Bergamot is a type of citrus fruit that is typically the size of an orange, with a yellow or green color similar to a lime, and a pleasant fragrance. The juice tastes less sour than lemon, but more bitter than grapefruit. It's known for its essential oil, which is used in perfumes and as a flavoring in Earl Grey tea, as well as in various types of food and drink. In botanical terms, it's classified as Citrus bergamia.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bergamotnoun

    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

  2. Bergamotnoun

    a variety of mint (Mentha aquatica, var. glabrata)

  3. Bergamotnoun

    the essence or perfume made from the fruit

  4. Bergamotnoun

    a variety of pear

  5. Bergamotnoun

    a variety of snuff perfumed with bergamot

  6. Bergamotnoun

    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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bergamot

    bėr′ga-mot, n. a kind of citron whose aromatic rind yields the well-known oil of Bergamot, used in making pomades, fragrant essences, eau de Cologne, liqueurs, &c.: the essence so extracted. [From the town of Bergamo.]

  2. Bergamot

    bėr′ga-mot, n. a group of varieties of pear of fine flavour. [Fr.—It.—Turk. begarmūdi.]

Editors Contribution

  1. bergamot

    A type of cultivar, plant, seed and tree.

    Bergamot orange produces a fruit which some people call bergamot.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 10, 2016  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bergamot in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bergamot in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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