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amyl nitrite

noun [U] uk   /ˌæm.əlˈnaɪ.traɪt/ /ˌeɪ.məlˈ-/ ( also amyl nitrate,   /-ˈnaɪ.treɪt/   ) us  
a drug that can be used for increasing pleasure during sex and was originally used for treating angina
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