Recent Examples of menthol from the Web
Many cough drops contain a chemical called menthol.
Black is the menthol buzz of licorice or the density of rough bread from countries near the Arctic Circle, where the winter months see only a few hours of daylight.
So think nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves, and minty menthol.
In East Houston’s Lakewood neighborhood, Jonathan Bates sat on the tailgate of a Dodge pickup, smoked Marlboro menthol cigarettes and took a break from hauling wet carpet out of his house on Linda Vista Drive.
Blair plays Jade, Heather Duke’s stepmother—a down-and-out stripper/gold digger with a menthol habit who can’t wait for her octogenarian husband to die.
Gottlieb also said regulators will look at banning menthol and flavored products because of their potential for attracting young people.
The FDA also wants new rules to address flavored tobacco products - including menthol - and kids.
Three Arctic mist experiences—menthol, mint and eucalyptus—help to cool the body, improve circulation and re-energize the soul.
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Origin and Etymology of menthol
First Known Use: 1862See Words from the same year
MENTHOL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of menthol for English Language Learners
: an oil made from mint that has a strong smell and that is used in candies, cigarettes, and especially medicines for sore throats
MENTHOL Defined for Kids
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