\\ˌdīəˈkōdēəm\ noun (-s)
Etymology: New Latin, from Latin diacodion, from Greek dia kōdeiōn out of poppyheads, from dia through, out of + kōdeiōn, gen. plural of kōdeia poppyhead — more at dia-, codeine
: a syrup of poppies formerly used as a narcotic

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  • Diacodium — Di a*co di*um, n. [L., from Gr. ? ? from poppy heads; dia through, from + ? head, a poppy head.] A sirup made of poppies. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • diacodium — di·a·co·di·um …   English syllables

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