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laudanum

See also Laudanum

English

Etymology

Coined by Paracelsus for a tincture he made containing opium < New Latin < [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] laudere (to praise), or ladanum (a gum resin) < Ancient Greek  (ladanon). Originally the same word as ladanum, ladbdanum, compare French laudanum, Italian laudano, ladano. See ladanum.

Noun

Singular
laudanum

Plural
-

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

Derived terms

  • Dutchman's laudanum

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French

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /lɔ.da.nɔm/, SAMPA: /lO.da.nOm/

Noun

laudanum

  1. laudanum

Latin

Noun

laudanum [[Category:Template:lang:la nouns|laudanum]]

  1. laudanum

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