Definition of Darvon

1. Noun. A mildly narcotic analgesic drug (trade name Darvon) related to methadone but less addictive.

Exact synonyms: Propoxyphene, Propoxyphene Hydrochloride
Generic synonyms: Analgesic, Anodyne, Pain Pill, Painkiller
Language type: Trade Name

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Darvon

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Darvon (current term)
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Darwin's frog
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Darwin's rhea
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Darwin Award
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Darwin fish
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Literary usage of Darvon

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1851)
"... undergone such gross and barbarous corruption as Darvon ... I send you an extract from Southey's Common-place Book which refers to Darvon ..."

2. The Life of Francis Daniel Pastorius, the Founder of Germantown: Illustrated by Marion Dexter Learned, Samuel Whitaker Pennypacker (1908)
"[: Die Copey darvon folgt pag. 34.] Ferner 20. ackers, neben Jan Doeden, ... Die breite darvon im Dorff ist 14 :ruth 4 Fusz. Die breite darvon im ..."

3. Archiv Für Reformationsgeschichte: Archive for Reformation History by Verein für Reformationsgeschichte (1908)
"... das darvon Magister Balthassar During prediger zu Coburg ... in gemein Casten darvon nach laut der ..."

4. Maintaining Budgetary Discipline: Spending and Revenue Options edited by Sherry Snyder (1999)
"Pain killers, such as codeine, Tylenol with codeine, Darvon, Percodan, Demerol, methadone, opiates LUl .... LJ2 i. Tranquilizers, such as Valium, Xanax, ..."

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