from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A colorless and odorless alkaloid of opium (C21H23NO5), crystallizing in minute prisms and having strongly alkaline properties.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Chem.) A colorless crystalline alkaloid obtained in small quantities from opium.
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- noun chemistry A
colourless crystalline alkaloidobtained in small quantities from opium.
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Ancient Greek hidden + English opium.
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