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English

Etymology

Since the 1890s from a [[w:Template:lang:de language|Template:lang:de]][[Category:Template:lang:de derivations]] trademark < Ancient Greek ἥρως (hērōs), hero) (due to the feelings of power and exaltation while under the influence of the drug).

Homophones

Noun

Singular
heroin

Plural
-

heroin (-)
  1. A powerful and addictive drug derived from opium producing intense euphoria classed as a narcotic in most of the world.

Synonyms

Translations


Bosnian

Noun

heroin m (uncountable)

  1. heroin

Czech

Noun

heroin m.

  1. heroin

Danish

Noun

heroin c.

  1. heroin

Serbian

Noun

heroin m (uncountable)

  1. heroin

Cyrillic spelling


Swedish

Noun

heroin (-et, rarely as plural)

  1. heroin

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