pine-needle oil

noun

Medical Definition of pine-needle oil 

: a colorless or yellowish bitter essential oil obtained from the needles of various pines (as Pinus sylvestris or P. mugo) and used in medicine chiefly as an inhalant in treating bronchitis

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