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 (bär′bĭ-tôl′, -tăl′)
A barbiturate, C8H12N2O3, that is a white crystalline powder and was formerly used as a hypnotic and sedative especially in the form of its sodium salt.

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(ˈbɑr bɪˌtɔl, -ˌtæl)

a barbiturate compound, C7O3N2H12, formerly used as a hypnotic.
[1915–20; barbit(uric acid) + (Veron)al proprietary name]
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Noun1.barbital - a barbiturate used as a hypnotic
barbiturate - organic compound having powerful soporific effect; overdose can be fatal
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