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tur·pen·tine

turpentine

 
pronunciation:
tuhr pihn taIn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a mixture of oil and resin from certain pines and other related trees.
definition 2: a thin oil made from this mixture and used as a paint thinner or to dissolve other substances.
I used turpentine to get the tar off my skin.
derivations: turpentinic (adj.), turpentinous (adj.)
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