a process of extracting perfumes by having fats absorb the exhalations of certain flowers
Origin of enfleurageFrench from en-, in + fleur, flower
A process in making perfume in which odorless fats or oils absorb the fragrance of fresh flowers.
Origin of enfleurageFrench from enfleurer to saturate with the perfume of flowers en- causative pref. ; see en- 1. fleur flower ( from Old French flour ) ( from Latin flōs flōr-; see bhel-3 in Indo-European roots.)
From French enfleurage.