persic oil

noun

per·​sic oil ˈpər-sik- How to pronounce persic oil (audio)
: either of two substantially identical colorless or straw-colored nondrying fatty oils obtained by expression:
a
: one expressed from apricot kernels

called also apricot-kernel oil

b
: one expressed from peach kernels

called also peach-kernel oil

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“Persic oil.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/persic%20oil. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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