persic oil

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persic oil

[′pər·sik ‚ȯil]
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A pale-yellow to red fatty oil; soluble in ether, chloroform, and carbon disulfide; taste and aroma are similar to almond oil; the oil is expressed from blanched seeds of peaches or apricots; used as a flavoring, in medicine, and as a nutrient similar to olive and almond oils.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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