Origin of nepenthe
Related formsne·pen·the·an, adjective
Examples from the Web for nepenthe
Chesney was silent for a second, gazing at the little transparent amphoræ that held Nepenthe.Shadows of Flames|Amelie Rives
I drank of the nepenthe cup, and in it my past was washed out and my soul was drowned.'The Unknown Sea|Clemence Housman
Nepenthe, an imaginary goddess, the allayer of pain and the soother of sorrows, or the impersonation of stern retributive justice.The Nuttall Encyclopaedia|Edited by Rev. James Wood
Nepenthe was an Egyptian drug that dispelled the memory of whatever is sad.
Nepenthe passed out from the consideration of the world and then came hasheesh, which is from the Indian hemp.New Tabernacle Sermons|Thomas De Witt Talmage