camphorate

[ kam-fuh-reyt ]
/ ˈkæm fəˌreɪt /

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

to impregnate with camphor.

Nearby words

  1. camphor ice,
  2. camphor laurel,
  3. camphor oil,
  4. camphor tree,
  5. camphoraceous,
  6. camphorated oil,
  7. camphoric,
  8. camphorweed,
  9. campignian,
  10. campimeter

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

/ (ˈkæmfəˌreɪt) /

verb

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