pine-tar oil


Definition of pine-tar oil

: a dark brown phenolic liquid of empyreumatic odor obtained by distillation of pine tar and used chiefly as a deodorant, antiseptic, and parasiticide and in ore flotation

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“Pine-tar oil.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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