laudanum

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Coined by Paracelsus for a tincture he made containing opium, from New Latin, from Latin laudare (to praise), or ladanum (a gum resin), from Ancient Greek λάδανον (ladanon). Originally the same word as ladanum, ladbdanum, compare French laudanum, Italian laudano, ladano. See ladanum.

Noun[edit]

laudanum (uncountable)

  1. A tincture of opium, once widely used for various medical purposes and as a recreational drug.

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Verb[edit]

laudanum (third-person singular simple present laudanums, present participle laudanuming, simple past and past participle laudanumed)

  1. (transitive) To add laudanum to (a drink or the like).
  2. (rare) To cause (a person) to be high on laudanum.

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Noun[edit]

laudanum n

  1. laudanum (tincture of opium)

French[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

laudanum m

  1. laudanum

Latin[edit]

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laudanum

  1. laudanum