sedative-hypnotic drug (trade name Quaalude) that is a drug of abuse
Syn: ↑methaqualone
Usage Domain: ↑trade name

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • quaalude — [kwā′lo͞od΄] n. [< Quaalude, a former trademark] [also Q ] METHAQUALONE …   English World dictionary

  • quaalude — (n.) 1965, proprietary name (trademark by Wm. H. Rohrer Inc., Ft. Washington, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) of METHAQUALONE (Cf. methaqualone) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Quaalude® — /kwāˈlood or lūd, also kwäˈ/ (US) noun Proprietary name for the drug methaqualone …   Useful english dictionary

  • Quaalude — Méthaqualone Méthaqualone Général Nom IUPAC 2 methyl 3 o tolyl 4(3H) quinazolinone; 3,4 dihydro 2 methyl 4 oxo 3 o tolylquinazoline; 2 methyl 3 (2 methylphenyl) 4 (3H …   Wikipédia en Français

  • quaalude — noun Etymology: from Quaalude, a trademark Date: 1966 a tablet or capsule of methaqualone …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Quaalude — /kway loohd/, Pharm., Trademark. a brand of methaqualone. * * * …   Universalium

  • Quaalude — noun a) A proprietary name for methaqualone. b) A dose of such a drug, sometimes used recreationally …   Wiktionary

  • quaalude — quaa·lude kwā .lüd n a tablet or capsule of methaqualone …   Medical dictionary

  • Quaalude — [ kweɪl(j)u:d] noun trademark for methaqualone. Origin 1960s: an invented name …   English new terms dictionary

  • quaalude — quaa·lude …   English syllables

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