menthol Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “menthol” in the English Dictionary

"menthol" in British English

See all translations

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

See all translations

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…
What is the pronunciation of menthol?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day
public school

in England, an expensive type of private school (= school paid for by parents not by the government)

Word of the Day