Rohypnol

[ roh-hip-nawl ]
/ ˈroʊ hɪpˌnɔl /

Pharmacology, Trademark.

a brand of flunitrazepam.

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British Dictionary definitions for rohypnols

Rohypnol

/ (ˌrəʊˈhɪpnɒl) /

noun

trademark a brand of the drug flunitrazepam used as a hypnotic: its ability to render someone unconscious and disoriented on awakening has been exploited by rapists
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Word Origin and History for rohypnols

Rohypnol

n.

1995, trade name for a powerful insomnia drug.

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