Meaning of “camphor” in the English Dictionary

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"camphor" in British English

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camphornoun [ U ]

uk /ˈkæm.fər/ us /ˈkæm.fɚ/

a whitish substance with a strong smell, sometimes used in medicine

(Definition of “camphor” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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camphornoun [ U ]

us /ˈkæm·fər/

a white substance with a strong smell which is used in medicine and to keep moths (= flying insects) away from clothes that are stored

(Definition of “camphor” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)