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.