from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See pyroligneous acid.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See under Wood.
  • n.
  • n. See Wood acid, above.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a red-brown liquid formed in distillation of wood which contains acetic acid, methanol, acetone, wood oils, and tars


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