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See also: Menthol
menthol (plural menthols)
- (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
- A menthol cigarette.
cyclic monoterpene alcohol