Meaning of “menthol” in the English Dictionary

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"menthol" in British English

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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)

"menthol" in American English

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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)