roofie
noun Etymology: probably by shortening & alteration from Rohypnol, a trademark name for the drug Date: 1994 slang a tablet of a powerful benzodiazepine sedative and hypnotic drug C16H12FN3O3 that is not licensed for medical use in the United States but is used illicitly

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