Definition of patchouli noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈpætʃʊli//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpætʃʊli//
; BrE BrE//pəˈtʃuːli//
; NAmE NAmE//pəˈtʃuːli//
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a perfume made with oil from the leaves of a SE Asian bush Word Origin mid 19th cent.: from Tamil pacc̣uli.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: patchouli