camphorate

[ kam-fuh-reyt ]
/ ˈkæm fəˌreɪt /

verb (used with object), cam·phor·at·ed, cam·phor·at·ing.

to impregnate with camphor.

Origin of camphorate

1635–45; < Medieval Latin camphorātus, equivalent to camphor(a) camphor + -ātus -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM camphorate

un·cam·phor·at·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for camphorate

camphorate
/ (ˈkæmfəˌreɪt) /

verb

(tr) to apply, treat with, or impregnate with camphor
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