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Meaning of “menthol” in the English Dictionary

"menthol" in British English

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mentholnoun [U]

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

"menthol" in American English

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mentholnoun [U]

 us   /ˈmen·θɔl/
a ​naturalsubstance made from ​peppermint (= a ​plant with a ​fresh, ​strongsmell) 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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