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mentholnoun [U]

uk   /ˈmen.θəl/  us   /ˈmen.θɑːl/
a solid, white natural substance that smells and tastes like mint: Menthol can help to clear your nose when you have a cold. menthol cigarettes
(Definition of menthol from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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mentholnoun [U]

 us   /ˈmen·θɔl/
a natural substance made from peppermint (= a plant with a fresh, strong smell) and used in medicines and as a flavoring
(Definition of menthol from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “menthol”
in Spanish mentol…
in Vietnamese bạc hà…
in Malaysian mentol…
in Thai เมนธอล…
in French menthol…
in German das Menthol…
in Chinese (Simplified) 薄荷醇…
in Indonesian mentol…
in Chinese (Traditional) 薄荷醇…
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