transitive verb-·at·ed, -·at·ing
to put camphor in or on
a salt derived from camphor
transitive verbcam·phor·at·ed, cam·phor·at·ing, cam·phor·ates
To treat or impregnate with camphor.
- (chemistry) Any salt of camphoric acid.
(third-person singular simple present camphorates, present participle camphorating, simple past and past participle camphorated)
- To treat or impregnate with camphor.
Compare French camphorate.