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tung oil

noun

Definition of TUNG OIL

:  a pale yellow pungent drying oil obtained from the seeds of tung trees and used chiefly in quick-drying varnishes and paints and as a waterproofing agent

Origin of TUNG OIL

part translation of Chinese (Beijing) tóngyóu
First Known Use: 1881

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