Gum turpentine

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Description

Turpentine obtained from the steam distillation of pine tree balsams. The term is also used for turpentine (gum).

Synonyms and Related Terms

gum spirits of turpentine

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • John S. Mills, Raymond White, The Organic Chemistry of Museum Objects, Butterworth Heineman, London, 2nd ed., 1994