Meaning of “barbiturate” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “barbiturate” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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barbituratenoun [ C ]

us /bɑrˈbɪtʃ·ə·rət/

a strong medicine that makes people calm or helps them sleep

(Definition of “barbiturate” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)