Pronunciation of Nepenthe  


English Meaning

A drug used by the ancients to give relief from pain and sorrow; -- by some supposed to have been opium or hasheesh. Hence, anything soothing and comforting.

  1. A drug mentioned in the Odyssey as a remedy for grief.
  2. Something that induces forgetfulness of sorrow or eases pain.


The Usage is actually taken from the Verse(s) of English+Malayalam Holy Bible.


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