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men·thol

 (mĕn′thôl′)
n.
A fragrant white crystalline organic compound, C10H20O, obtained from peppermint oil or synthesized. It is used in perfumes, in cigarettes, as a mild topical anesthetic, and as a mint flavoring.

[German, from Latin menta, mentha, mint; see mint2.]

men′tho·lat′ed adj.

menthol

(ˈmɛnθɒl)
n
(Elements & Compounds) an optically active organic compound found in peppermint oil and used as an antiseptic, in inhalants, and as an analgesic. Formula: C10H20O
[C19: from German, from Latin mentha mint1]

men•thol

(ˈmɛn θɔl, -θɒl)

n.
a colorless, crystalline, slightly water-soluble alcohol, C10H20O, obtained from mint oil or synthesized: used chiefly in perfumes, cigarettes, and foods and in nasal medications.
[1875–80; < German < New Latin Menth(a) (see mint1) + German -ol -ol1]

men·thol

(mĕn′thôl′)
A white, crystalline compound obtained from peppermint oil. It is used as a flavoring and as a mild anesthetic.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.menthol - a crystalline compound that has the cool and minty taste and odor that occurs naturally in peppermint oil; used as a flavoring and in medicine to relieve itching, pain, and nasal congestion
menthol - a lotion containing menthol which gives it the smell of mint
mentholated salve - a salve containing menthol
peppermint oil - oil from the peppermint plant used as flavoring
chemical compound, compound - (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
2.menthol - a lotion containing menthol which gives it the smell of mintmenthol - a lotion containing menthol which gives it the smell of mint
lotion, application - liquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or medicinal action when applied to the skin; "a lotion for dry skin"
menthol - a crystalline compound that has the cool and minty taste and odor that occurs naturally in peppermint oil; used as a flavoring and in medicine to relieve itching, pain, and nasal congestion
Translations
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mentol
mentol
mentol
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mentolisturintis mentolio
mentols

menthol

[ˈmenθɒl]
A. Nmentol m
B. CPD [cigarette, sweet] → mentolado

menthol

[ˈmɛnθɒl] nmenthol mmenthol cigarettes nplcigarettes fpl mentholées

menthol

nMenthol nt; menthol cigarettesMentholzigaretten pl

menthol

[ˈmɛnθɒl]
1. nmentolo
2. adjal mentolo

menthol

(ˈmenθəl) noun
a sharp-smelling substance got from peppermint oil used to help give relief from colds etc. If you have a cold put some menthol in boiling water and breathe in the steam; Some cigarettes contain menthol.
ˈmentholated (-leitid) adjective
containing menthol. mentholated cigarettes.

men·thol

n. mentol, sustancia que se obtiene del alcanfor de menta y que tiene efecto sedante.

menthol

n mentol m
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