men·​tho·​lat·​ed ˈmen(t)-thə-ˌlā-təd How to pronounce mentholated (audio)
: containing or impregnated with menthol
a mentholated salve

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Engelmann said menthol is problematic because mentholated cigarettes are the preferred choice of first-timers, who are usually youths. Talis Shelbourne, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 15 May 2020 Due June 15 on Blue Note, this is the debut of R+R=NOW, comprising a cross-section of young musicians working to keep mentholated, electric improvising cool in 2018, including Robert Glasper on piano and Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah on trumpet. Jon Pareles, New York Times, 8 June 2018 In the same way Windex is the cure-all for My Big Fat Greek Wedding, the mentholated ointment is the answer for all medical crises in Latinx households, including my own., 26 Mar. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1922, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mentholated was in 1922

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Cite this Entry

“Mentholated.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Mar. 2023.

Medical Definition


men·​tho·​lat·​ed ˈmen(t)-thə-ˌlāt-əd How to pronounce mentholated (audio)
: containing or impregnated with menthol
a mentholated salve

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