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camphorate

[kam-fuh-reyt]
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verb (used with object), cam·phor·at·ed, cam·phor·at·ing.
  1. to impregnate with camphor.
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Origin of camphorate

1635–45; < Medieval Latin camphorātus, equivalent to camphor(a) camphor + -ātus -ate1
Related formsun·cam·phor·at·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for camphorate

camphorate

verb
  1. (tr) to apply, treat with, or impregnate with camphor
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