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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: tourbentine, from Latin terebinthina, from terebinthus tree from which turpentine is obtained, from Greek terebinthos

turpentine

noun
     
Related topics: Visual, Cleaning
tur‧pen‧tine [uncountable]
DHC a type of oil used for making paint more liquid or removing it from clothes, brushes etc

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