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Definition of Nepenthe

Nepenthe
Nepenthe Ne*pen"the, n. [Fr. Gr. ? removing all sorrow; hence, an epithet of an Egyptian drug which lulled sorrow for the day; ? not + ? sorrow, grief.] 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. Lulled with the sweet nepenthe of a court. --Pope. Quaff, O quaff this kind nepenthe. --Poe.

Meaning of Nepenthe from wikipedia

- genus Nepenthes is named after the drug nepenthe. The word nepenthe first appears in the fourth book of Homer's Odyssey: Figuratively, nepenthe means...
- Nepenthes (/nɪˈpɛnθiːz/) is a genus of carnivorous plants, also known as tropical pitcher plants, or monkey cups, in the monotypic family Nepenthaceae...
- Nepenthe is the second studio album from American singer-songwriter Julianna Barwick. It was released in August 2013, under Dead Oceans Records. "Nepenthe...
- Nepenthe is a fictional medicine for sorrow. Nepenthe may also refer to: USS Nepenthe (SP-112), a luxury yacht belonging to James Deering Nepenthe (album)...
- Nepenthe is a restaurant in Big Sur, California, built by Bill and Madelaine "Lolly" F****ett and first opened in 1949. It was built around a cabin first...
- Nepenthes rajah /nɪˈpɛnθiːz ˈrɑːdʒə/ is a carnivorous pitcher plant species of the family Nepenthaceae. It is endemic to Mount Kinabalu and neighbouring...
- Nepenthe is a hand-drawn role-playing video game for Microsoft Windows and macOS. It was released May 17, 2018 on Steam by American indie developer Yitz...
- Nepenthes mirabilis (/nɪˈpɛnθiːz mɪˈræbɪlɪs/; from Latin mirabilis "wonderful"), or the common swamp pitcher-plant and tropical pitcher plant, is a carnivorous...
- are revealed to be playing cards for the game zhamaq. For the episode "Nepenthe", the prop department was able to develop and portray the personality of...
- USS Nepenthe (SP-112) was a luxury yacht belonging to James Deering and used at his estate, Vizcaya in Miami, Florida. The yacht was completed December...
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