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citronella, common name for a grass, Cymbopogon nardus, the source of oil of citronella, used in perfumes and soaps and as an insect repellent. The plant, with bluish green, lemon-scented leaves, is cultivated in Java and Sri Lanka. Citronella is classified in the division Magnoliophyta, class Liliopsida, order Cyperales, family Gramineae.

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citronella

cit·ron·el·la / ˌsitrəˈnelə/ • n. 1. (also citronella oil) a fragrant natural oil used as an insect repellent and in perfume and soap manufacture. 2. the South Asian grass (Cymbopogon nardus) from which this oil is obtained.

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citronella Lemon‐scented tropical grass Cymbopogon nardus used in salads and dressings; the essential oil is also used as an insect repellent.

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