cedarwood oil

noun
ce·​dar·​wood oil | \ ˈsēd-ər-ˌwu̇d- How to pronounce cedarwood oil (audio) \

Medical Definition of cedarwood oil

: an essential oil obtained from the heartwood of cedars and used in soaps and perfumes and with immersion lenses in microscopy

called also cedar oil

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