persic oil

noun
per·sic oil | \ ˈpər-sik- \

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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