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English noun: Purple Heart

1. Purple Heart (communication) a United States military decoration awarded to any member of the armed forces who is wounded in action


SynonymsOrder of the Purple Heart


Broader (hypernym)decoration, laurel wreath, medal, medallion, palm, ribbon

2. purple heart (artifact) a long-acting barbiturate used as a sedative


SynonymsLuminal, phenobarbital, phenobarbitone, sodium thiopental


Broader (hypernym)barbiturate









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