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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Phencyclidine.
  • abbr. pneumocystis pneumonia
  • abbr. Progressive-Conservative Party

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • abbr. Phencyclidine
  • abbr. Pentachlorophenol
  • peptidyl carrier protein
  • probabilistically checkable proof
  • primary care physician
  • pneumocystis pneumonia

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a drug originally taken in the form of powder ("dust") for its hallucinogenic effects.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person who helps in identifying or preventing or treating illness or disability
  • n. a drug used as an anesthetic by veterinarians; illicitly taken (originally in the form of powder or `dust') for its effects as a hallucinogen

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

From the chemical name p(henyl)c(yclohexyl)p(iperidine).

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