Definitions of opium

  1. an addictive narcotic extracted from seed capsules of the opium poppy Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. A powerful sleepproducing drug obtained from a certain species of the poppy. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. The narcotic juice of the white poppy. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. Narcotic juice of the poppy. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. The narcotic juice of the poppy. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. The inspissated juice of the white or somniferous poppy. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. The thickened juice of the capsules of the white poppy-extensively used as a medicine and in medical preparations. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for opium

  1. I was aware that he occasionally smoked opium but I did not know that it was a confirmed habit. – The Mystery of 31 New Inn by R. Austin Freeman
  2. Like Coleridge, too, he indulged at times in the opium habit. – Brief History of English and American Literature by Henry A. Beers