juniper tar

noun

Definition of juniper tar

  1. :  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


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juniper tar

noun

Medical Definition of juniper tar

  1. :  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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