patchouli definition

  • noun:
    • a tiny southeast Asian shrub (Pogostemon cablin) when you look at the mint family members, having leaves that give a fragrant oil used in the make of perfumes.
    • A perfume produced from the oil with this plant.
    • any one of a number of East Indian menthaceous plants which give an extremely fragrant oil.
    • The oil or perfume created from these plants.
    • A small shrubby mintlike plant (Pogostemon cablin syn. Pogostemon Patchouli) of the East Indies, yielding an important oil from where a very valued perfume is made.
    • The hefty perfume made of the patchouli plant.
    • An East Indian odoriferous plant, Pogostemon Patchouli, for the mint household.
    • The perfume itself.
    • tiny East Indian shrubby mint; fragrant oil from its leaves is employed in perfumes
    • a heavy perfume created from the patchouli plant

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