Empyreumatic
Empyreumatic Em`py*reu*mat"ic, Empyreumatical Em`py*reu*mat"ic*al, a. [Cf. F. empyreumatique.] Of or pertaining to empyreuma; as, an empyreumatic odor. [1913 Webster]

{Empyreumatic oils}, oils obtained by distilling various organic substances at high temperatures. --Brande & C. [1913 Webster]


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