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The rest of the time, pepper spray — technically known as oleoresin capsicum, or OC — was used in the general population areas of the prison.
Paul Delekto talks about oleoresin capsicum, commonly known as pepper spray or OC, and its effects on Marines assigned to the security augment force on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, March 6, 2015.
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Origin and Etymology of oleoresin
First Known Use: circa 1846See Words from the same year
medical Definition of oleoresin
oleoresinousplay \-ˈrez-ᵊn-əs, -ˈrez-nəs\ adjective
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