wood oil

noun

Definition of wood oil

1 : any of various oils derived from wood: such as
b : an oil (as pine oil) obtained by the destructive distillation of wood

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“Wood oil.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wood%20oil. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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