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sleeping pill

sleeping pill

noun

: a pill that contains a drug which helps a person sleep

Full Definition of SLEEPING PILL

:  a drug and especially a barbiturate that is taken as a tablet or capsule to induce sleep

First Known Use of SLEEPING PILL

1664

sleeping pill

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SLEEPING PILL

:  a drug and especially a barbiturate that is taken as a tablet or capsule to induce sleep—called also sleeping tablet

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