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



BrE BrE//ˌpærəˈsiːtəmɒl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌpærəˈsiːtəmɑːl//
; BrE BrE//ˌpærəˈsetəmɒl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌpærəˈsetəmɑːl//
(British English) (North American English acetaminophen) [uncountable, countable] (pl. paracetamol, paracetamols)
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a drug used to reduce pain and fever Do you have any paracetamol? Take two paracetamol(s) and try to sleep. Word Origin1950s: from par(a-)acet(yl)am(inophen)ol.

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