Patchouli meaning

pə-cho͝olē, păcho͝o-lē
A small southeast Asian shrub (Pogostemon cablin) in the mint family, having leaves that yield a fragrant oil used in the manufacture of perfumes.
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A perfume made from the oil of this plant.
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An East Indian mint (Pogostemon cablin) that yields a heavy, dark-brown, fragrant oil.
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A perfume made from this oil.
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Any of several East Indian menthaceous plants which yield a highly fragrant oil.
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The oil or perfume made from these plants.
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Origin of patchouli

  • Tamil paccuḷi

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

  • From Tamil pachchai பச்சை (green), and ellai இலை (leaf).

    From Wiktionary