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thuja oil[′thü·jə ‚ȯil]
An essential oil from white cedar leaves; pale-yellow, combustible oil with a camphor aroma, soluble in alcohol, ether, chloroform, carbon disulfide, and fixed oils; used in medicine, perfumery, and flavorings. Also known as arbor vitae oil.
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