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cajeput oil

Pronunciation: kaj′ĕ-pŭt oyl, -ū-pŭt

Definition: A volatile oil distilled from the fresh leaves of Melaleuca leucodendra, a tree of tropic Asia and Australia; a stimulant, counterirritant, and expectorant.

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