peach-kernel oil


peach-kernel oil
peach-ker·nel oil 'pēch-.kərn-əl- n PERSIC OIL (b)

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  • peach-kernel oil — noun : either of two oils obtained from peach kernels that are very similar in properties and uses to the true almond oils: a. : a colorless or straw colored nondrying fatty oil obtained by expression called also persic oil b. : a colorless to… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • persic oil — The fixed oil expressed from the kernels of varieties of Prunus armeniaca (apricot kernel oil) or Prunus persica (peach kernel oil); used as a vehicle. * * * per·sic oil pər sik n either of two substantially identical colorless or straw colored… …   Medical dictionary

  • persic oil — ˈpərsik , rzik noun Etymology: persic from New Latin persica (specific epithet of Prunus persica), from Latin, feminine of Persicus Persian, from Greek Persikos from Persis Persia + ikos ic : either of two fatty oils: a …   Useful english dictionary

  • Apricot oil — is pressed from the kernels of the Prunus armeniaca (apricot). The kernels have an oil content of 40 50%. The oil is similar to almond oil and peach oil, both of which are also extracted from the kernels of the respective fruit. Apricot oil is… …   Wikipedia

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