prickly juniper

noun

Medical Definition of prickly juniper

: a European juniper (Juniperus oxycedrus) whose wood yields juniper tar by distillation

called also cade

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“Prickly juniper.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/prickly%20juniper. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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