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  • Camphor

    a whitish, translucent, crystalline, pleasant-odored terpene ketone, C 10 H 16 O, obtained from the camphor tree, used chiefly in the manufacture of celluloid and in medicine as a counter-irritant for infections and in the treatment of pain and itching. any substance having medicinal or aromatic characteristics similar to those of camphor. Contemporary Examples Fresh […]

  • Camphor-ball

    mothball (def 1). Historical Examples The Idiot at Home John Kendrick Bangs noun another name for mothball (sense 1)

  • Camphor-ice

    a cosmetic preparation composed of camphor, spermaceti, white beeswax, and a vegetable oil and used chiefly in the treatment of mild skin eruptions. Historical Examples Shadows of Flames Amelie Rives noun an ointment consisting of camphor, white wax, spermaceti, and castor oil, used to treat skin ailments, esp chapped skin

  • Camphor-laurel

    noun an Australian name for the camphor tree, now occurring in the wild in parts of Australia

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