opium

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Pronunciation[change]

  • Hyphenation: opi‧um

Noun[change]

Singular
opium

Plural
opiums or opia

Raw opium
  1. (uncountable) Opium is a yellow-brown, addictive drug.
    China used to sell lots of opium which resulted in many deaths.
  2. (countable) Anything that numbs.