Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of the nature of or resembling camphor.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of the nature of camphor; containing camphor.

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  • adjective Of, relating to, similar to, or containing camphor.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective being or having the properties of camphor

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Examples

  • Do you know how it feels to be burdened with a thousand coats and a fierce, numbing, camphoraceous chill running through your veins every waking moment?

    The Madonnas of Echo Park

  • Do you know how it feels to be burdened with a thousand coats and a fierce, numbing, camphoraceous chill running through your veins every waking moment?

    The Madonnas of Echo Park

  • Do you know how it feels to be burdened with a thousand coats and a fierce, numbing, camphoraceous chill running through your veins every waking moment?

    The Madonnas of Echo Park

  • Do you know how it feels to be burdened with a thousand coats and a fierce, numbing, camphoraceous chill running through your veins every waking moment?

    The Madonnas of Echo Park

  • Here, its candied herbaciousness serves to highlight, on the one hand, the sweet balsamic quality brought by sandalwood and patchouli and, on the other, the bright aromatic verdancy of basil and the almost camphoraceous chilliness of sage.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • Here, its candied herbaciousness serves to highlight, on the one hand, the sweet balsamic quality brought by sandalwood and patchouli and, on the other, the bright aromatic verdancy of basil and the almost camphoraceous chilliness of sage.

    Fil de Soie by L'Atelier Boheme: Perfume Review

  • For the first few moments it is predominantly an almost anesthetic violet and mimosa accord, weirdly camphoraceous, with lightly peppery birch and suede leather emerging.

    A Bouquet of Mimosa Blossoms

  • For the first few moments it is predominantly an almost anesthetic violet and mimosa accord, weirdly camphoraceous, with lightly peppery birch and suede leather emerging.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • Thai basil (O. basilicum and tenuiflorum) tends toward the anise-like and camphoraceous; Indian holy basil (O. tenuiflorum) is dominated by eugenol.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • Thai basil (O. basilicum and tenuiflorum) tends toward the anise-like and camphoraceous; Indian holy basil (O. tenuiflorum) is dominated by eugenol.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

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