terebene definition by Webster's New World
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a mixture of terpenes obtained by the action of sulfuric acid on spirits of turpentine, used as an expectorant, deodorant, and inhalant
Origin: French térébène ; from térébinthe, terebinth plush -ène, -ene
terebene definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A mixture of terpenes prepared from oil of turpentine, used as an expectorant and antiseptic.
Origin: French térébène, from térébinthe, terebinth, from Old French terebinte; see terebinth.