bone oil


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bone oil

[′bōn ‚ȯil]
(materials)
Dark brown oil with a disagreeable odor, derived by destructive distillation of bones or other animal substances; used as an alcohol denaturant, an insecticide, or a source of pyrrole and for organic preparations. Also known as animal oil; Dippel's oil; hartshorn oil; Jeppel's oil.