Meaning of Opium



English: Opium
Bangla: আফিং
Hindi: अफ़ीम
Type: Noun / বিশেষ্য / संज्ञा
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Bangla Academy Dictionary:


Definition: 1

the dried, condensed juice of a poppy, Papaver somniferum, that has a narcotic, soporific, analgesic, and astringent effect and contains morphine, codeine, papaverine, and other alkaloids used in medicine in their isolated or derived forms: a narcotic substance, poisonous in large doses.

Definition: 2

anything that causes dullness or inaction or that soothes the mind or emotions.

Definition: 3

the dried juice extracted from the unripe seed capsules of the opium poppy that contains alkaloids such as morphine and codeine: used in medicine as an analgesic

Definition: 4

something having a tranquillizing or stupefying effect