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Dover's Powder

Do´ver's Pow´der
1.(Med.) A powder of ipecac and opium, compounded, in the United States, with sugar of milk, but in England (as formerly in the United States) with sulphate of potash, and in France (as in Dr. Dover's original prescription) with nitrate and sulphate of potash and licorice. It is an anodyne diaphoretic.
Noun1.Dover's powder - a medicinal powder made essentially of ipecac and opium; formerly used to relieve pain and induce perspiration
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