Definition of nepenthean in English:

nepenthean

adjective

rare
  • Of or relating to nepenthe or its properties.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in John Tatham (fl. 1632–1664), playwright. From nepenthe + -an; compare -ean.

Pronunciation

nepenthean

/nɪˈpɛnθiːən/