mepacrine mepacrine


  • (n) a drug (trade name Atabrine) used to treat certain worm infestations and once used to treat malaria


  • Once, when Sir Winston was planning to join General Alexander's army in southern Italy, Moran demanded that he take along a bottle of mepacrine, an antimalarial drug.
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/ə ˌnæ krə ˈnɪ stɪk /