Pa*tchou"li, Pa*tchou"ly (?), n. [CF. F. patchouli; prob. of East Indian origin.]
A mintlike plant (Pogostemon Patchouli) of the East Indies, yielding an essential oil from which a highly valued perfume is made.
The perfume made from this plant.
Patchouly camphor Chem., a substance homologous with and resembling borneol, found in patchouly oil.
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