how to pronounce laudanum


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laudanum is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of laudanum


  1. To add laudanum to (a drink or the like).
  2. To cause (a person) to be high on laudanum.


  1. A tincture of opium, once widely used for various medical purposes and as a recreational drug.

laudanum frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word laudanum occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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