Translation of laudanum in Spanish:


láudano, n.

Pronunciation /ˈlɔːd(ə)nəm//ˈlɒd(ə)nəm//ˈlɔdnəm/


  • 1

    láudano masculine
    • Doctors would give babies phenobarbital for colic and laudanum (a form of opium) for teething.
    • Morphine and laudanum addicts were usually seen as pitiful unfortunates living failed lives as a result of their habits.
    • Within a year, addicted to laudanum and alcohol and grossly overweight, George IV was dead.
    • Any painkillers containing opiates, such as laudanum, were out of the question until the concussion went away.
    • She took laudanum for this, as was the fashion, a habit that brought her to the attention of a fellow poet, the opium addict Coleridge.