narcotic

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From Old French narcotique, from Medieval Latin narcoticum, from Ancient Greek ναρκόω (narkóō, Ι benumb), from νάρκη (nárkē, numbness, torpor).

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narcotic (plural narcotics)

  1. Any substance or drug that reduces pain, induces sleep and may alter mood or behaviour; in some contexts, especially in reference to the opiates-and-opioids class, especially in reference to illegal drugs, and often both.
  2. Any type of numbing drug.

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narcotic (comparative more narcotic, superlative most narcotic)

  1. Of, or relating to narcotics.
  2. Inducing sleep; causing narcosis.

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French narcotique.

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narcotic m or n (feminine singular narcotică, masculine plural narcotici, feminine and neuter plural narcotice)

  1. narcotic

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narcotic n (plural narcotice)

  1. narcotic

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