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spirits of turpentine

or spirit of turpentine

noun, Chemistry
Origin of spirits of turpentine
1785-1795
1785-95
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British Dictionary definitions for spirits of turpentine

spirits of turpentine

noun
1.
(functioning as singular or pl) another name for turpentine (sense 3)
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