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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Narcotic consisting of an alcohol solution of opium or any preparation in which opium is the main ingredient.

Usage examples (33)
  • Paracelsus created the narcotic opium, which he called laudanum, for his patients.
  • "To be sure I did, to calm down the pain; and that was what I call laudanum and Mr Briscoe here calls opium."
  • The true gum opium, and laudanum, which is its tincture, are derived from Eastern
  • Chopin did take opium, in the form of a tincture called laudanum, to ease his many physical problems. for more
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