Meaning of creosote
Pronunciation: (krē'u-sōt"), [key]
— n., v., -sot•ed, -sot•ing.
- an oily liquid having a burning taste and a penetrating odor, obtained by the distillation of coal and wood tar, used mainly as a preservative for wood and as an antiseptic.
- to treat with creosote.
- creosote (Thesaurus)