nepenthe definition

  • noun:
    • A drug discussed within the Odyssey as a fix for grief.
    • a thing that causes forgetfulness of sorrow or eases pain.
    • A drug used by the ancients to give relief from pain and sorrow; -- by some supposed to have been opium or hasheesh. Hence, anything soothing and comforting.
    • just like nepenthes. 1.

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