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dihydrocodeine

/ ˌdaɪhaɪdrəʊˈkəʊdiːn /

noun

  1. synthetic drug similar to codeine, used as an analgesic, an antidiarrhoeal, and to relieve coughing, or used recreationally


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Word History and Origins

Origin of dihydrocodeine1

from di- 1+ hydro- (sense 2) + codeine

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