camphorate

verb

cam·​phor·​ate ˈkam(p)-fə-ˌrāt How to pronounce camphorate (audio)
camphorated; camphorating

transitive verb

: to impregnate or treat with camphor

Word History

First Known Use

1651, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of camphorate was in 1651

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Cite this Entry

“Camphorate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/camphorate. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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