Definition of nepenthes

Definition of nepenthes
  1. nepenthes Noun A drug referred to in Homer's "Odyssey" as bringing relief from anxiety or grief; hence, any substance seen as bringing welcome forgetfulness or relief.
  2. nepenthes Noun A Southeast Asian plant of the genus Nepenthes.
  3. nepenthes Noun Plural of nepenthe
  4. nepenthe Noun A drug that relieves one of emotional pain, grief or sorrow; nepenthes.
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