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

First Known Use of juniper tar

circa 1930, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about juniper tar

Statistics for juniper tar

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for juniper tar

The first known use of juniper tar was circa 1930

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for juniper tar

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

More from Merriam-Webster on juniper tar

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with juniper tar

Comments on juniper tar

What made you want to look up juniper tar? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to affect and impair by alcohol or a drug

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Latin Quiz

  • roman forum
  • Which of the following months comes from a Latin word for “ten”?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!