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Definition of menthol noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

menthol

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈmɛnθɔl//
 
, NAmE//ˈmɛnθɑl//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a substance that tastes and smells of mint, that is used in some medicines for colds and to give a strong cool flavor to cigarettes, toothpaste, etc.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: menthol