juniper tar
noun Date: circa 1930 a tarry liquid used topically in treating skin diseases and obtained by distillation from the wood of a Eurasian juniper (Juniperus oxycedrus) — called also cade oil, juniper tar oil

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  • juniper tar — n a dark tarry liquid used topically in treating skin diseases and obtained by distillation from the wood of a Eurasian juniper (Juniperus oxycedrus) called also cade oil, juniper tar oil * * * [USP] a volatile thick brown oil with a bitter taste …   Medical dictionary

  • juniper tar — noun see juniper tar oil * * * Pharm. a medicinal tar derived from the European juniper Juniperus oxycedrus: used topically in the treatment of certain skin diseases. Cf. cade. [1880 85] …   Useful english dictionary

  • juniper tar — Pharm. a medicinal tar derived from the European juniper Juniperus oxycedrus: used topically in the treatment of certain skin diseases. Cf. cade. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • juniper tar oil — noun see juniper tar …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • juniper-tar oil — noun or juniper tar : cade oil …   Useful english dictionary

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  • tar — A thick, semisolid, blackish brown mass, of complex hydrocarbon composition, obtained by the destructive distillation of carbonaceous materials. For individual tars, see specific names. rectified t. oil a volatile oil distilled from pine t.; used …   Medical dictionary

  • Juniper berry — A juniper berry is the female seed cone produced by the various species of junipers. It is not a true berry but a cone with unusually fleshy and merged scales, which give it a berry like appearance. The cones from a handful of species, especially …   Wikipedia

  • juniper — The dried ripe fruit of Juniperus communis (family Pinaceae). [L. the j. tree] j. berry oil SYN: oil of j.. j. tar the empyreumatic volatile oil obtained from the woody portion of Juniperus oxycedrus; used externally for skin diseases. SYN: cade… …   Medical dictionary

  • prickly juniper — n a European juniper (Juniperus oxycedrus) whose wood yields juniper tar by distillation called also cade …   Medical dictionary

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