volatile liniment

noun

Definition of volatile liniment

: a liniment composed of ammonia water and a fixed oil (as sesame, olive, or sweet almond)

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History and Etymology for volatile liniment

so called from the ready evaporation of ammonia

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“Volatile liniment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/volatile%20liniment. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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