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meprobamate

Syllabification: me·pro·ba·mate
Pronunciation: /məˈprōbəˌmāt, ˌmeprōˈba-/

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of meprobamate in English:

noun

A bitter-tasting addictive carbamate used, especially before the 1970s, as a mild tranquilizer.
  • Chemical formula: CH3CH2CH2C(CH2OCONH2)2CH3

Origin

mid 20th century: from me(thyl) + pro(pyl) + (car)bamate.

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