An"o*dyne (ăn"?*dīn), a. [L.
anodynus, Gr. ? free from pain, stilling pain; 'an
priv. + ? pain: cf. F. anodin.] Serving to assuage pain;
The anodyne draught of oblivion.
☞ "The word [in a medical sense] in chiefly applied to the
different preparations of opium, belladonna, hyoscyamus, and lettuce."
An"o*dyne, n. [L. anodynon. See
Anodyne, a.] Any medicine which allays pain,
as an opiate or narcotic; anything that soothes disturbed