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bone oil

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noun
  1. a fetid, tarry liquid obtained in the dry distillation of bone.
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  • As already stated, both series occur in coal-tar and the pyridine series also more abundantly in bone-oil.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 415, December 15, 1883

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bone oil

noun
  1. a dark brown pungent oil, containing pyridine and hydrocarbons, obtained by the destructive distillation of bones
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