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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An addictive narcotic extracted from seed capsules of a type of poppy.

Usage examples (32)
  • They also smuggled opium from the Dutch settlement of
  • Ninety two percent of the world's opium is cultivated in Afghanistan.
  • After all, in some parts of the world opium is smoked on a regular basis.
  • "Could it be that opium is the perfect cinematic drug?" wonders Paul Matwychuk. for more
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