I. noun Date: 15th century 1. a. a drug (as morphine or codeine) containing or derived from opium and tending to induce sleep and alleviate pain; broadly narocotic 1a b. opioid 1 2. something that induces rest or inaction or quiets uneasiness II. adjective Date: 1543 1. a. containing or mixed with opium b. of, relating to, binding, or being an opiate <
opiate receptors
2. a. inducing sleep ; narcotic b. causing dullness or inaction

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