Definition of Calamus oil

1. Noun. Carcinogenic oil from calamus root used as a perfume.

Substance meronyms: Acorus Calamus, Calamus, Flagroot, Myrtle Flag, Sweet Calamus, Sweet Flag
Generic synonyms: Oil



Lexicographical Neighbors of Calamus Oil

calamining
calamint
calamints
calamite
calamites
calamitic
calamities
calamitous
calamitously
calamitousness
calamity
calamondin
calamondins
calamosaur
calamus
calamus oil (current term)
calamus scriptorius
calando
calanoid
calanoids
calanolide
calanthe
calanthes
calash
calash top
calashes
calathea
calatheas
calathi
calathian violet

Literary usage of Calamus oil

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Allen's Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Modes of by Alfred Henry Allen (1917)
"Japanese calamus oil contains a small amount of methyl-eugenol. ... Japanese calamus oil has a sp. gr. 0.985 to i.ooo, optical rotation +7° to + 25°, ..."

2. The Volatile Oils by Eduard Gildemeister, Friedrich Hoffmann (1900)
"calamus oil also contains saponifiable substances and a small amount of an alcoholic ... calamus oil is somewhat viscid in consistency, of a yellow to ..."

3. Odorographia: A Natural History of Raw Materials and Drugs Used in the by John Charles Sawer (1894)
"Japanese calamus oil also differs from the European in solubility, one part dissolving in 500 parts of 50 per cent, spirit, the German oil requiring 1000 ..."

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