from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A nonnarcotic analgesic drug, C22H29NO2.
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- n. Dextropropoxyphene.
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- n. a mildly narcotic analgesic drug (trade name Darvon) related to methadone but less addictive
prop(ionate) + oxy- + -phene (alteration of phenyl).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)