cocaine

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See also: cocaïne and cocaïné

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A pile of cocaine powder.

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From coca +‎ -ine, from Quechua kuka.

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cocaine (countable and uncountable, plural cocaines)

  1. (uncountable, pharmacology) An addictive drug derived from coca (Erythroxylum) or prepared synthetically, used sometimes medicinally as a local anesthetic and, often illegally, as a stimulant.
    Synonyms: blow, coke, girl, nose candy, powder, rock, slim, snow, snuff, white lady, yay; see also Thesaurus:cocaine
  2. (countable) Any derivative of cocaine.

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cocaine f

  1. plural of cocaina

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