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a water-soluble crystalline substance, C 10 H 17 NHCl, used as an antiviral and antiparkinsonian drug. noun an antiviral drug used in the treatment of some types of influenza and to reduce some of the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease amantadine a·man·ta·dine (ə-mān’tə-dēn’) n. An antiviral drug also used in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease.
a person employed to write what another dictates or to copy what has been written by another; secretary. Historical Examples There were also three mayors under the maître échevin and a number of “amans” or amanuenses, answering to modern notaries. Odd Bits of History Henry W. Wolff My amanuenses, my copyists, in Washington, have cost […]
a person employed to write what another dictates or to copy what has been written by another; secretary. Contemporary Examples “Dora you will perceive is now my amanuensis,” wrote her father. The Best of Brit Lit Peter Stothard March 25, 2010 At Newsweek he dueled with his economic nemesis, Paul Samuelson, the amanuensis of the […]
- Amanullah khan
noun 1892–1960, emir (1919–26) and king (1926–29) of Afghanistan; he obtained Afghan independence from Britain (1919)