Venice turpentine

noun

Definition of Venice turpentine

1 : a yellowish or yellowish green viscous oleoresin from the European larch (Larix decidua) used chiefly for lithographic work, in sealing wax, and in varnishes

called also larch turpentine, Venetian turpentine

2 : a mixture of rosin and turpentine oil

called also artificial Venice turpentine

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“Venice turpentine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Venice%20turpentine. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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