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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Relating to or derived from or containing a tough gummy volatile aromatic crystalline compound

Usage examples (4)
  • camphoric liniments
  • 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.
  • 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...
  • Narcissus is here, but it's the earthy, almost camphoric kind, not the sweeter type. for more
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