China white

noun

Chi·​na white ˈchī-nə-ˈ(h)wīt How to pronounce China white (audio)
often capitalized W
1
slang : a pure potent form of heroin originating in southeastern Asia
2
slang : an illicit analog of the analgesic fentanyl that resembles heroin in its physical appearance and physiological effects

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“China white.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/China%20white. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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