noun Chemistry, Pharmacology.
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Origin of camphor
OTHER WORDS FROM camphorcam·phor·a·ceous [kam-fuh-rey-shuhs], /ˌkæm fəˈreɪ ʃəs/, adjectivecam·phor·ic [kam-fawr-ik, -for-], /kæmˈfɔr ɪk, -ˈfɒr-/, adjective
Words nearby camphor
Example sentences from the Web for camphor
Imperial Kitchen, a restaurant in Hong Kong, makes my favorite version: smoked Peking duck with camphor wood spices.
Furs should be kept in a box, alone, and in summer carefully packed, with a quantity of lump camphor to protect from moths.
In this case, never leave home without a straw-covered bottle of brandy, and another of camphor, in your carpet-bag.
The window-curtains were presumably packed in camphor, and the dim panes suggested a cobwebbed and desolate interior.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton