noun Chemistry, Pharmacology.
Words nearby camphor
Origin of camphor
OTHER WORDS FROM camphorcam·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 camphoraceous
They have a camphoraceous odor and bitter, aromatic taste, reminding one of that of Aristolochia Serpentaria.The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines|T. H. Pardo de Tavera
Bad specimens have a camphoraceous smell and a brownish colour, and lack the pungent taste.
The root is thick, branching and mucilaginous, and has a warm, bitter taste and a camphoraceous odour.
It has a very agreeable aromatic odor, somewhat like camphor, and the taste is described as warm, bitterish and camphoraceous.Ginseng and Other Medicinal Plants|A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding