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a small citrus tree, Citrus aurantium bergamia, having fruit with a rind that yields a fragrant essential oil.
Also called essence of bergamot. the oil or essence itself.
any of various plants of the mint family, as Monarda fistulosa, yielding an oil resembling essence of bergamot.
a variety of pear.
a Turkish rug characterized by a long pile, floral or geometric patterns, and red-orange hues.
Historical Examples

Cooley’s Practical Receipts, Volume II Arnold Cooley
My Lady Ludlow Elizabeth Gaskell
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The Heroine Eaton Stannard Barrett
The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Various
A Treatise on Domestic Economy Catherine Esther Beecher
History of American Socialisms John Humphrey Noyes
Our Deportment John H. Young
The Chaplain of the Fleet Walter Besant and James Rice
Our Deportment John H. Young

Also called bergamot orange. a small Asian spiny rutaceous tree, Citrus bergamia, having sour pear-shaped fruit
essence of bergamot, a fragrant essential oil from the fruit rind of this plant, used in perfumery and some teas (including Earl Grey)
a Mediterranean mint, Mentha citrata, that yields an oil similar to essence of bergamot

wild bergamot, a North American plant, Monarda fistulosa, with clusters of purple flowers: family Lamiaceae (labiates)
a garden plant of the same genus, usually M. didyma (bee balm), grown for its scarlet or pink flowers

a variety of pear
a walled city in N Italy, in Lombardy. Pop: 113 143 (2001)


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