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Special K

n. Slang
Ketamine when used as an illicit recreational drug.

[After Special K, a trademark for a breakfast cereal.]
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Special K

(Recreational Drugs) slang an animal anaesthetic, ketamine hydrochloride, sold illegally as a hallucinogenic drug
[C20: named after a well-known brand of breakfast cereal]
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Noun1.special K - street names for ketamine
Ketalar, ketamine, ketamine hydrochloride - a general anesthetic and tranquilizer (not a barbiturate) that is administered intravenously or intramuscularly; used mainly by veterinarians or for minor surgery with geriatric or pediatric patients; taken in large doses it causes hallucinations similar to those associated with the use of PCP
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