Definition of Mandrax in English:


Line breaks: Man|drax
Pronunciation: /ˈmandraks


[mass noun] trademark
  • A sedative drug containing methaqualone and diphenhydramine hydrochloride.
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    • Across sites, Mandrax was the second most commonly detected drug, with approximately one in five arrestees testing positive for this substance.
    • Dagga and Mandrax remain the biggest problem drugs in South Africa, according to Central Drug Authority chairman Frank Kahn.
    • Indications are that they were sold by drug addict thieves desperate for Mandrax.


1960s: of unknown origin.

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