white oil

noun

Definition of white oil

: any of various colorless odorless tasteless mineral oils used especially in medicine and in pharmaceutical and cosmetic preparations

First Known Use of white oil

1763, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of white oil was in 1763

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white of the eye

white oil

white-on-white

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“White oil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20oil. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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