heroin

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Since the 1890s from a German trademark, from Ancient Greek ἥρως (hḗrōs, hero) (due to the feelings of power and exaltation while under the influence of the drug).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

heroin (uncountable)

  1. A powerful and addictive drug derived from opium producing intense euphoria classed as an illegal narcotic in most of the world.

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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

heroin m

  1. heroin

Danish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

heroin c, n (singular definite heroinen or heroinet, uncountable)

  1. heroin

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

heroin

  1. Instructive plural form of hera.

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /xerǒiːn/
  • Hyphenation: he‧ro‧in

Noun[edit]

heròīn m (Cyrillic spelling херо̀ӣн)

  1. heroin

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

heroin (-et, rarely as plural)

  1. heroin