camphor camphor


  • (n) a resin obtained from the camphor tree; used in making celluloid and liniment

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  1. It was still dark among the camphor trees, but Policeman Ian Henderson knew that Mau Mau sentinels were watching, and he drove without headlights.
  2. Season Garden, at 324 Tunhua South Road, Section 1, serves up Sichuan specialties; don't miss the camphor tea-smoked duck and the dry-fried stringbeans wrapped in pancakes.
  3. When phenol-camphor is prescribed, it should be prescribed by a physician.


  • St. John Parish crime report, June 12

    This brief comes directly from the St. John Parish Sheriff's Office daily crime report.Juvenile, 15, Oakmont Drive, LaPlace, LA, was arrested on 6/11/2013 and booked with attempted theft of $1,500 or more and simple battery.John Faill, Camphor Street, LaPlace, LA,...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

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