cocainize

verb

co·​cain·​ize kō-ˈkā-ˌnīz How to pronounce cocainize (audio)
cocainized; cocainizing

transitive verb

: to treat or anesthetize with cocaine
cocainization noun

Word History

First Known Use

1887, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cocainize was in 1887

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Cite this Entry

“Cocainize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cocainize. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

Medical Definition

cocainize

transitive verb
co·​cain·​ize
variants or British cocainise
cocainized or British cocainised; cocainizing or British cocainising
: to treat or anesthetize with cocaine
cocainization noun
or British cocainisation
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