Viagra

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Marketing name, perhaps from Sanskrit व्याघ्र (vyāghrá, tiger), or perhaps based on words such as vigour, virility, victory and Niagara.

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Viagra

  1. (pharmacology) A brand name of the drug sildenafil citrate, used to treat erectile dysfunction. [from 1990s]
    • 2004, Jayson Gallaway, Diary of a Viagra Fiend, Simon and Schuster (→ISBN), page 49:
      Just like any other drug that elevates any aspect or level of performance, Viagra has a pretty harsh comedown, so to speak.

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