Definition of acetaminophen noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//əˌsiːtəˈmɪnəfen//
; NAmE NAmE//əˌsiːtəˈmɪnəfen//
(North American English)(British English paracetamol)[uncountable, countable]
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a drug used to reduce pain and fever Word Origin 1960s: from para-acetylaminophenol.
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