noscapine nos·ca·pine (nŏs’kə-pēn’)
An alkaloid occurring in opium that suppresses the cough reflex and is used as an antitussive.
[nohs-ke tey ip-soo m; English noh-see tee ip-suh m] /ˈnoʊs kɛ teɪ ˈɪp sʊm; English ˈnoʊ si ti ˈɪp səm/ Latin. 1. know thyself.
[nohz] /noʊz/ noun 1. the part of the face or facial region in humans and certain animals that contains the nostrils and the organs of smell and functions as the usual passageway for air in respiration: in humans it is a prominence in the center of the face formed of bone and cartilage, serving also […]
- Nose around
verb phrase To show strong inquisitiveness; investigate, esp closely and slyly; pry: Why are you nosing around in my life in the first place? (1879+)
/ˈnəʊzˌbæɡ/ noun 1. a bag, fastened around the head of a horse and covering the nose, in which feed is placed