juniper berry oil(redirected from oil of juniper)
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juniper berry oil[′jü·nə·pər ‚ber·ē ‚ȯil]
Colorless oil that darkens and thickens in air; bitter taste, turpentinelike aroma; derived from the dried ripe fruit of the common juniper (Juniperus communis), used in medicine, gins, and liqueurs, and in veterinary practice. Also known as juniper oil.
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