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.
noun 1. a colorless, flammable, volatile essential oil having a penetrating odor and a pungent, bitter taste, obtained from turpentine oleoresin by distillation: used in paints and varnishes, and in medicine as a carminative, vermifuge, expectorant, rubefacient, and, formerly, as a diuretic. noun 1. another name for turpentine (sense 3)
noun, Chemistry. 1. . noun 1. another name for sulphuric acid