Associations to the word «Opium»


OPIUM, noun. (uncountable) A yellow-brown, addictive narcotic drug obtained from the dried juice of unripe pods of the opium poppy, Papaver somniferum, and containing alkaloids such as morphine, codeine, and papaverine.
OPIUM, noun. (countable) Anything that numbs or stupefies.
OPIUM ALKALOID, noun. Morphine alkaloid
OPIUM POPPIES, noun. Plural of opium poppy
OPIUM POPPY, noun. Papaver somniferum the species of plant from which opium and poppy seeds are extracted

Dictionary definition

OPIUM, noun. An addictive narcotic extracted from seed capsules of the opium poppy.

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