copaiba oil


noun

a colorless, yellowish, or bluish liquid having a pepperlike odor and bitter taste, obtained from copaiba by distillation: used chiefly in the manufacture of perfumes and soaps.

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Origin of copaiba oil

First recorded in 1825–35

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