volatile oil

noun
Updated on: 3 Apr 2018

Definition of volatile oil

: an oil that vaporizes readily; especially : essential oil

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1800

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volatile oil

noun

medical Definition of volatile oil

: an oil that vaporizes readily; especially : essential oil — compare fatty oil

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