One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A narcotic tricyclic crystalline alkaloid, C₂₃H₂₇NO₈, obtained from opium or narcotine and formerly used as a painkiller.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Reports of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. From French narcéine from ancient Greek νάρκη numbness + French -ine.
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