carbolic oil

noun

Definition of carbolic oil

: a fraction obtained in coal-tar distillation that contains chiefly tar acids and sometimes naphthalene

called also middle oil

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“Carbolic oil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carbolic%20oil. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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