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Noun: turpentine  'tur-pun,tIn
  1. An oleoresin obtained from conifers (especially pines)
    - gum terpentine
  2. Volatile liquid distilled from turpentine oleoresin; used as paint thinner and solvent and medicinally
    - oil of turpentine, spirit of turpentine, turps

Derived forms: turpentines

Type of: essential oil, oleoresin, volatile oil

Encyclopedia: Turpentine