codeine

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See also: codéine and codeïne

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French codéine.

Noun[edit]

codeine (usually uncountable, plural codeines)

  1. (pharmacology) An addictive alkaloid narcotic derived from opium and used as a hypnotic, analgesic and cough suppressant; often mixed with aspirin etc.

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Noun[edit]

codeine f

  1. plural of codeina