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menthol

Pronunciation: /ˈmenθɔːl; ˈmenθɒl/

Translation of menthol in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • mentol (masculine); (before noun/delante del nombre) [cigarettes] mentolado
    Example sentences
    • The combination of thymol, eucalyptol, methyl salicylate and menthol in an alcohol base may have antifungal activity.
    • If you lip balm contains phenol, camphor, menthol, peppermint oil or eucalyptus, it's most likely making your lips more chapped than not.
    • Any products that contain alcohol or menthol should be avoided because they remove natural lipids and may worsen the skin's reaction.

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