pine tar

noun
Updated on: 23 Mar 2018

Definition of pine tar

: tar obtained by destructive distillation of pinewood and used especially in roofing and soaps and in the treatment of skin diseases

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First Known Use of pine tar

1855


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pine tar

noun

medical Definition of pine tar

: tar obtained from the wood of pine trees (genus Pinus and especially P. palustris) and used in soaps and in the treatment of skin diseases

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