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

  • n. A white crystalline compound, C7H10O4, resulting from the action of nitric acid on oil of turpentine.

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  • n. A white crystalline compound that is the result of pouring nitric acid on turpentine.

Etymologies

tereb(inth) + -ic.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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