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napkin a square of cloth or paper used to protect the clothing and to wipe the mouth and hands while eating. [4 definitions]
napoleon a layered puff pastry with a custard filling. [3 definitions]
Napoleon I a Corsican-born French general who was emperor of France from 1804 to 1815; Napoleon Bonaparte (b.1769--d.1821).
Napoleonic of, concerning, or resembling Napoleon I or his period, deeds, or the like.
nappy1 a small shallow serving dish.
nappy2 covered with nap; downy; fuzzy.
nappy3 (chiefly British) a baby's undergarment of absorbent cloth or paper folded between the legs and fastened at the waist; diaper.
naproxin a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), sold under the brand name Aleve, that relieves fever, pain, swelling and stiffness.
Nara a city in southern Honshu, Japan.
narc (slang) a government agent assigned to enforce narcotics laws.
narcissism excessive love of or absorption in oneself; egocentricity. [2 definitions]
narcissus any of several cultivated plants, related to the amaryllis, that grow from a bulb, have long slender leaves, and bear one or more tubular white or yellow flowers. [3 definitions]
narco- stupor; sleep.
narcolepsy an abnormal condition in which one is seized by sudden brief uncontrollable attacks of deep sleep.
narcosis drowsiness or deep unconsciousness induced by drugs or other artificial means. [2 definitions]
narcosynthesis a treatment of neurosis, requiring a patient to be under the influence of a hypnotic drug.
narcotic capable of causing drowsiness, loss of consciousness, or numbness. [6 definitions]
narcotism addiction to narcotics. [2 definitions]
narcotize to treat with a narcotic; benumb or stupefy. [3 definitions]
nard an aromatic plant related to valerian, native to the Himalayas, and used by the ancients as a source of a medicinal balm.
narghile a water pipe used for smoking; hookah.