lysergic acid diethylamide

noun
lysergic acid di·​eth·​yl·​am·​ide | \ -ˌdī-ˌe-thə-ˈla-ˌmīd How to pronounce lysergic acid diethylamide (audio) \

Definition of lysergic acid diethylamide

: lsd

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One of these Hoffman dubbed lysergic acid diethylamide, or LSD-25. Ellen Ruppel Shell, BostonGlobe.com, "Take a hit of acid and call me in the morning," 11 May 2018

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First Known Use of lysergic acid diethylamide

1944, in the meaning defined above

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lysergic acid diethylamide

noun
lysergic acid di·​eth·​yl·​am·​ide | \ -ˌdī-ˌeth-ə-ˈlam-ˌīd How to pronounce lysergic acid diethylamide (audio) \

Medical Definition of lysergic acid diethylamide

: lsd

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