—n. 1. any of various oleoresins derived from coniferous trees, esp. the longleaf pine, Pinus palustris, and yielding a volatile oil and a resin when distilled.
2. Also called Chian turpentine. an oleoresin exuded by the terebinth, Pistacia terebinthus. 3. See oil of turpentine.
—v.t. 1. to treat with turpentine; apply turpentine to.
2. to gather or take crude turpentine from (trees).