Oil of turpentine

What is Oil of turpentine?

Oil of turpentine definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
noun

a colorless, flammable, volatile essential oil having a penetrating odor and a pungent, bitter taste, obtained from turpentine oleoresin by distillation: used in paints and varnishes, and in medicine as a carminative, vermifuge, expectorant, rubefacient, and, formerly, as a diuretic.