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


Sorry, no etymologies found.


    Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.