menthol
Noun

menthol

  1. (chemistry) a cyclic monoterpene alcohol; the major component of the essential oil of peppermint; used in pharmaceutical preparations as an antitussive and antipruritic agent, as a nasal decongestant, and in menthol cigarettes
  2. A menthol cigarette.
Translations
  • German: Menthol
  • Italian: mentolo
  • Portuguese: mentol
  • Russian: менто́л
  • Spanish: mentol



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