morphia

noun

mor·​phia ˈmȯr-fē-ə How to pronounce morphia (audio)

Examples of morphia in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Fortunately there were still ample supplies of morphia, and it was rumored that college students had donated marijuana. Nan Randall, The Atlantic, 25 Jan. 2018

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Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Morpheus

First Known Use

1817, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of morphia was in 1817

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“Morphia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/morphia. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

Medical Definition

morphia

noun
mor·​phia ˈmȯr-fē-ə How to pronounce morphia (audio)
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