how to pronounce menthol


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the above transcription of menthol is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

menthol is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of menthol in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… cooling effect of the menthol if you've …”

meanings of menthol


  1. A cyclic monoterpene alcohol; the major component of the essential oil of peppermint; used in pharmaceutical preparations as an antitussive and antipruritic agent, as a nasal decongestant, and in menthol cigarettes.
  2. A menthol cigarette.

menthol frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word menthol occurs in english on average 0.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics menthol can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that menthol can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

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