tung oiltung oil
a fast-drying oil derived from the seeds of the tung tree, used in place of linseed oil in paints, varnishes, etc. for a more water-resistant finish
Origin of tung oilMandarin t'ung-yu ; from t'ung, name of the tree + yu, oil
A yellow or brownish oil extracted from the seeds of a tung tree and used as a drying agent in varnishes and paints and for waterproofing.