juniper tar

noun

Definition of juniper tar

: a tarry liquid used topically in treating skin diseases and obtained by distillation from the wood of a Eurasian juniper (Juniperus oxycedrus) called also cade oil, juniper tar oil

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circa 1930

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juniper tar

noun

medical Definition of juniper tar

: a dark tarry liquid used topically in treating skin diseases and obtained by distillation from the wood of a Eurasian juniper (Juniperus oxycedrus) called also cade oil, juniper tar oil

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