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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An old trade-name of antipyrin.
  • noun A tradename of paravaleryl-phenetidine, C2H5OC6H4NHCOCH2CH(CH3)2, prepared by the action of valeric acid on paramino-ethoxybenzene (paraminophenetol). It is a colorless powder and is used in medicine as an analgesic and antipyretic.

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