meprobamate

noun
mep·ro·bam·ate | \ˌme-prō-ˈba-ˌmāt \

Definition of meprobamate 

: a bitter carbamate C9H18N2O4 used as a tranquilizer

First Known Use of meprobamate

1955, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for meprobamate

methyl + propyl + dicarbamate

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meprobamate

noun
mep·ro·bam·ate | \ˌmep-rō-ˈbam-ˌāt also mə-ˈprō-bə-ˌmāt\

Medical Definition of meprobamate 

: a bitter carbamate C9H18N2O4 used as a tranquilizer — see equanil, meprospan, miltown

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