mentholated

[men-thuh-ley-tid]

adjective

saturated with or containing menthol: a mentholated cough drop.
covered or treated with menthol.

Nearby words

  1. mentee,
  2. mentes,
  3. menthaceous,
  4. menthene,
  5. menthol,
  6. menticide,
  7. mention,
  8. mentmore,
  9. mentoanterior position,
  10. menton

Origin of mentholated

First recorded in 1930–35; menthol + -ate1 + -ed2

Related formsun·men·tho·lat·ed, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for mentholated

mentholated

adjective

containing, treated, or impregnated with menthol
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Word Origin and History for mentholated

mentholated

adj.

of cigarettes, 1933, from menthol + -ate (2).

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