persic oil

noun
per·​sic oil | \ ˈpər-sik- How to pronounce persic oil (audio) \

Medical Definition of persic oil

: 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 9 Aug. 2020.

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