\kˈe͡ɪəpˌʊt ˈɔ͡ɪl], \kˈeɪəpˌʊt ˈɔɪl], \k_ˈeɪ_ə_p_ˌʊ_t ˈɔɪ_l]\
Definitions of CAIEPUT OIL
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The volatile oil of the leaves of Melaleu'ca Cajupu'ti, Ord. Myrtaceas, a native of the Moluccas. The oil has a strong, fragrant smell, like camphor; taste pungent and aromatic. It is stimulant, and useful where the essential oils in general are employed. It has also been called Oil of Witneben, from the person who first distilled it.
By Robley Dunglison