a yellow oil expressed from ambrette seeds, used as a fixative in the manufacture of perfume.
- Ambrette seed
the seed of the abelmosk.
a colorless liquid, C 16 H 28 O 2 , having a strong musky odor, used as a fixative in the manufacture of perfume.
Also called armarium. Ecclesiastical. a recess in the wall of a church or a cupboard in the sacristy where sacred vessels, books, vestments, etc., are kept. Chiefly British Dialect. a storeroom, closet, or pantry. Obsolete. any of various types of closet or cupboard with doors and shelves. Historical Examples There is a double Early English […]
. noun a variant of amberoid