Empyreumatic oils
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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  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • empyreumatic — em·py·reu·mat·ic .rü mat ik adj being or having an odor of burnt organic matter as a result of decomposition at high temperatures <creosote and other empyreumatic oils> …   Medical dictionary

  • Drying oils — Oil Oil (oil), n. [OE. oile, OF. oile, F. huile, fr. L. oleum; akin to Gr. ?. Cf. {Olive}.] Any one of a great variety of unctuous combustible substances, more viscous than and not miscible with water; as, olive oil, whale oil, rock oil, etc.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Essential oils — Oil Oil (oil), n. [OE. oile, OF. oile, F. huile, fr. L. oleum; akin to Gr. ?. Cf. {Olive}.] Any one of a great variety of unctuous combustible substances, more viscous than and not miscible with water; as, olive oil, whale oil, rock oil, etc.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • essential oils — Oil Oil (oil), n. [OE. oile, OF. oile, F. huile, fr. L. oleum; akin to Gr. ?. Cf. {Olive}.] Any one of a great variety of unctuous combustible substances, more viscous than and not miscible with water; as, olive oil, whale oil, rock oil, etc.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • natural oils — Oil Oil (oil), n. [OE. oile, OF. oile, F. huile, fr. L. oleum; akin to Gr. ?. Cf. {Olive}.] Any one of a great variety of unctuous combustible substances, more viscous than and not miscible with water; as, olive oil, whale oil, rock oil, etc.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Volatle oils — Oil Oil (oil), n. [OE. oile, OF. oile, F. huile, fr. L. oleum; akin to Gr. ?. Cf. {Olive}.] Any one of a great variety of unctuous combustible substances, more viscous than and not miscible with water; as, olive oil, whale oil, rock oil, etc.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Empyreumatical — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Masawaih al-Mardini — (Yahyā ibn Masawaih al Mardini; known as Mesue the Younger) was an Arabian physician. He was born in Mardin, Upper Mesopotamia. After working in Baghdad, he entered to the service of the Fatimid caliph Al Hakim bi Amr Allah. He died in 1015 in… …   Wikipedia

  • Animal oil — Oil Oil (oil), n. [OE. oile, OF. oile, F. huile, fr. L. oleum; akin to Gr. ?. Cf. {Olive}.] Any one of a great variety of unctuous combustible substances, more viscous than and not miscible with water; as, olive oil, whale oil, rock oil, etc.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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