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COCAINE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does cocaine mean? 

COCAINE (noun)
  The noun COCAINE has 1 sense:

1. a narcotic (alkaloid) extracted from coca leaves; used as a surface anesthetic or taken for pleasure; can become powerfully addictive

  Familiarity information: COCAINE used as a noun is very rare.


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COCAINE (noun)


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Meaning:

A narcotic (alkaloid) extracted from coca leaves; used as a surface anesthetic or taken for pleasure; can become powerfully addictive

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

cocain; cocaine

Hypernyms ("cocaine" is a kind of...):

hard drug (a narcotic that is considered relatively strong and likely to cause addiction)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "cocaine"):

basuco (low-grade cocaine mixed with coca paste and cannabis)

blow; C; coke; nose candy; snow (street names for cocaine)

crack; tornado (a purified and potent form of cocaine that is smoked rather than snorted)

Holonyms ("cocaine" is a substance of...):

coca (dried leaves of the coca plant (and related plants that also contain cocaine); chewed by Andean people for their simulating effect)


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