Definition of Mentholatum in English:

Mentholatum

noun

  • A trademark for: any of various menthol-containing preparations used to relieve the symptoms of colds and for other purposes.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Official Gazette. From menthol + -atum, after post-classical Latin nouns in -atum denoting products, and perhaps immediately after petrolatum.

Pronunciation

Mentholatum

/ˌmɛnθəˈleɪtəm/