Aspirin

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈæspɹɪn/, /ˈæspɪɹɪn/

Etymology[edit]

From the German trademark Aspirin, from acetylierte Spirsäure (acetylated spiræic acid).

Proper noun[edit]

Aspirin

  1. (pharmacology) A marketed variety of acetylsalicylic acid

Derived terms[edit]

  • aspirin (the genericized trademark meaning acetylsalicylic acid)

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From acetylierte + Spirsäure "acetylated salicylic acid." The second word is from the plant name Spiraea.

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Noun[edit]

Aspirin n (genitive Aspirins, no plural)

  1. aspirin

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