Adjective "Menthol" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Menthol


    Definition:

    1. Also called hexahydrothymol, peppermint camphor. Chemistry, Pharmacology. a colorless, crystalline, slightly water-soluble alcohol, C 1 0 H 2 0 O, obtained from peppermint oil or synthesized: used chiefly in perfumes, confections, cigarettes, and liqueurs and in medicine for colds and nasal disorders for its cooling effect on mucous membranes.

    2. a mentholated cigarette. adjective

    3. containing menthol; mentholated.

    Examples:

    "smokers can be menthol."

    "flavors can be menthol."

    "entries can be menthol."

    "cigarettes can be menthol."