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French translation of “menthol”

menthol

noun /ˈmenθəl/
a sharp-smelling substance got from peppermint oil used to help give relief from colds etc
menthol
If you have a cold put some menthol in boiling water and breathe in the steam Some cigarettes contain menthol.
mentholated /-leitid/ adjective containing menthol
mentholé
mentholated cigarettes.
(Definition of menthol from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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