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- heroin (n.)
- 1898, from German Heroin, coined 1898 as trademark registered by Friedrich Bayer & Co. for their morphine substitute, traditionally from Greek heros (see hero (n.1)) because of the euphoric feeling the drug provides, but no evidence for this seems to have been found so far.
A new hypnotic, to which the name of "heroin" has been given, has been tried in the medical clinic of Professor Gerhardt in Berlin. ["The Lancet," Dec. 3, 1898]
- 1. The US heroin market now appears to have reached a plateau.
- 2. Withdrawal from heroin is actually like a severe attack of gastric flu.
- 3. He spent a number of years hooked on cocaine, heroin and alcohol.
- 4. He began by reading everything he could find out about heroin.
- 5. Many of the women are addicted to heroin and cocaine.
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