Definitions

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  • adj. Containing, or derived from camphor

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or derived from, camphor.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to or derived from camphor.

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

  • adj. relating to or derived from or containing camphor

Etymologies

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From camphor +‎ -ic

Examples

  • Balsamic yet barely sweet, bracing but not camphoric, this tightly edited homage to precious woods is as far away from what I used to think of as “perfume” could possibly be, and yet I undeniably was drawn to it.

    DSH Perfumes Part Four: Roses and Resins

  • As soon as I sprayed it on I felt the presence of the original, in the heavy, bitter almond opening standing in for that famous camphoric tuberose-anise-incense blast.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • Kingzett's view is that camphoric peroxide is formed C10 H14 O4, and that in presence of water it decomposes into camphoric acid and

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 711, August 17, 1889

  • To Lilly, who had never seen her out of the cotton-stuff uniform of housewife, it seemed to her that something of her Old Testament beauty had died beneath the bunchy jetted taffeta that brought out in her the look of peasant -- her husband in camphoric broadcloth suffering the same demotion.

    Star-Dust

  • He discovered quinic acid, asparagin, camphoric acid, and other organic substances.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 15: Tournely-Zwirner

  • Narcissus is here, but it's the earthy, almost camphoric kind, not the sweeter type.

    Perfume-Smellin' Things Perfume Blog

  • Carbonated hydrogen gas; carbonic acid; camphoric acid, each in proportions which I have not been able to determine, on account of the volatility of the camphor.

    A Journal of natural philosophy, chemistry, and the arts ..

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