Cocaine Co"ca*ine, n. (Chem.) A powerful narcotic alkaloid, {C17H21NO4}, obtained from the leaves of coca. It is a bitter, white, crystalline substance, and is remarkable for producing local insensibility to pain. It is classified as addictive and is not available in the U. S. without a prescription, but is nevertheless one of the most widespread illegal drugs of abuse. It is used in several forms, including small pellets of free base, called {crack}. Most of the cacaine illegally used in the U.S. is imported. [1913 Webster +PJC]

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