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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A compound of chloral and formic amide, used to induce sleep.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A compound of chloral and formic amide used to produce sleep.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A colorless crystalline compound, , obtained by conducting dry ammonia into a solution of chloral anhydrid in chloroform. It is an analgesic and hypnotic remedy. It is official in the U. S. Pharmacopœia (eighth edition) under the name chloralformamidum.

Etymologies

chloral +‎ amide (Wiktionary)

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