from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See oil.
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- n. an essential oil obtained from the leaves of eucalypts
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Half sunk in sandy earth, it stood near the edge of the site of Mr Flett’s eucalyptus oil distillery, now reduced by the termites and ants to a few brick chimneys and sagging tin roofs, rusting railway track, tangled cables, cog wheels and pulleys, a wooden gantry rigged as a crane, a tilted rainwater tank.