Definition of nepenthes
- 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.
- nepenthes Noun A Southeast Asian plant of the genus Nepenthes.
- nepenthes Noun Plural of nepenthe
- nepenthe Noun A drug that relieves one of emotional pain, grief or sorrow; nepenthes.