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



    BrE BrE//ˈbɜːɡəmɒt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɜːrɡəmɑːt//
    [uncountable] Herbs and spices
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  1. 1(also bergamot oil) oil from the skin of a small orange See related entries: Herbs and spices
  2. 2 a type of herb
  3. Word Originsenses 1 to 2 late 17th cent. (referring to the tree that bears the oranges): named after the city and province of Bergamo in northern Italy.
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