Definitions for "Chypre"
A fragrance family - a complex of moss mixed with woods, flowers or fruit odors. Chypre fragrances often contain "oakmoss absolute".
A type of fragrance blend defined as green with flowery characteristics. Oak moss, patchouli, sandalwood and vetiver are typical to most chypre blends.
Today, chypre is the collective term for a group of perfumes which get their character through the combination of a fresh Eau de Cologne-like top note and a foundation that comprises as main elements oak moss, labdanum and patchouly. Many warm, erotic, sensual perfumes belong to the chypre family. One of the classics is "Chypre/Coty," a perfume that has been on the market since the beginning of this century.
Keywords:  sheepra, pronounced
Pronounced "sheepra"