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a juniper, Juniperus oxycedrus, of the Mediterranean area, whose wood on destructive distillation yields an oily liquid (oil of cade) used in treating skin diseases.
a juniper tree, Juniperus oxycedrus of the Mediterranean region, the wood of which yields an oily brown liquid (oil of cade) used to treat skin ailments
(of a young animal) left by its mother and reared by humans, usually as a pet
Jack. died 1450, English leader of the Kentish rebellion against the misgovernment of Henry VI (1450)
“pet, tame,” mid-15c., used in reference to young animals abandoned by their mothers and brought up by hand; of unknown origin.
- Oil of cloves
noun 1. another name for clove oil
noun 1. holy oil used in baptism, the ordination of a cleric, the coronation of a sovereign, or in the consecration of a church.
noun 1. an essential oil distilled from lavender flowers, especially Lavandula angustifolia and L. stoechas, and used in perfumery.
noun 1. holy oil used in the sacrament of extreme unction.