ngai camphor

noun \əŋˈgī-\

Definition of ngai camphor

  1. :  a camphor found in various essential oils (as the oil of the Asiatic woody shrub Blumea balsamifera); levorotatory borneol

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Origin and Etymology of ngai camphor

ngai, probably native name in Borneo

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a trip made at another's expense

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