CREOSOTE MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Creosote Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) To saturate or impregnate with creosote, as timber, for the prevention of decay.
  2. (n.) Wood-tar oil; an oily antiseptic liquid, of a burning smoky taste, colorless when pure, but usually colored yellow or brown by impurity or exposure. It is a complex mixture of various phenols and their ethers, and is obtained by the distillation of wood tar, especially that of beechwood.


• Creosote bush Definition & Synonyms

  1. () A shrub (Covillea mexicana) found in desert regions from Colorado to California and southward through Mexico. It has yellow flowers and very resinous foliage with a strong odor of creosote.


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