Enfleurage Definition

ŏnflə-räzh, -räj
A process of extracting perfumes by having fats absorb the exhalations of certain flowers.
Webster's New World

Origin of Enfleurage

  • French from enfleurer to saturate with the perfume of flowers en- causative pref. en–1 fleur flower (from Old French flour) (from Latin flōs flōr- bhel-3 in Indo-European roots)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French enfleurage.

    From Wiktionary

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