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

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“Juniper tar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/juniper%20tar. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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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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