citrine ointment


Definition of citrine ointment

: a yellow ointment of mercuric nitrate and lard used as an antiparasitic

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First Known Use of citrine ointment

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Citrine ointment.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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