Meaning of “opium” in the English Dictionary

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

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opiumnoun [ U ]

us /ˈoʊ·pi·əm/

a drug made from poppy plants and used in medicine to control pain or help people sleep

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