Ethereal oil of wine

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Ethereal oil of wine (Chem) a heavy, yellow, oily liquid consisting essentially of etherin, etherol, and ethyl sulphate. It is the oily residuum left after etherification. Called also heavy oil of winedistinguished from oil of wine, or Ĺ“nanthic ether).
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Usage

In literature:

Whether this be due to the oil of wine (oeanthic ether) or not we cannot say, but think it is so.
"The Art of Perfumery" by G. W. Septimus Piesse
M. M. Stimulate the internal ear by ether, or with essential oil diluted with expressed oil, or with a solution of opium in wine, or in water.
"Zoonomia, Vol. II" by Erasmus Darwin
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