noun Chemistry, Pharmacology.
Origin of camphor
Related formscam·phor·a·ceous [kam-fuh-rey-shuh s] /ˌkæm fəˈreɪ ʃəs/, adjectivecam·phor·ic [kam-fawr-ik, -for-] /kæmˈfɔr ɪk, -ˈfɒr-/, adjective
Examples from the Web for camphor
Imperial Kitchen, a restaurant in Hong Kong, makes my favorite version: smoked Peking duck with camphor wood spices.
Many of them smell strongly of camphor, which is sometimes extracted from them.The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom|P. L. Simmonds
He told her how Annetta must have mistaken the bottle on his table for camphor, and how he had found her dead.Casa Braccio, Volumes 1 and 2 (of 2)|F. Marion Crawford
When laying the foundations of a house, a cocoanut is broken, incense offered and camphor burnt.Castes and Tribes of Southern India|Edgar Thurston
Dissolve a quarter of an ounce of camphor in half a pint of brandy.
But without a pillow or salts or camphor it was a luxury in which she did not dare to indulge, though she had a physician at hand.