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catnip

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology — Medicine and Health.

A herb belonging to the family Lamiaceae (the mint family), the smell of which has the effect on cats of a euphoriant and intoxicant. Its main active ingredient is nepetalactone, whose...

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catnip

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology — Medicine and Health.

A herb belonging to the family Lamiaceae (the mint family), the smell of which has the effect on cats of a euphoriant and intoxicant. Its main active ingredient is nepetalactone, whose...

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catnip n. (drugs)

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 127 words.

inferior or fake marijuana.

1969 R.R. Lingeman Drugs from A to Z (1970) 59: catnip The strong-smelling herb,

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catnip

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 118 words.

blip, chip, clip, dip, drip, equip, flip, grip, gyp, harelip, hip, kip, lip, nip, outstrip, pip, quip, rip,

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catnip

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 118 words.

blip, chip, clip, dip, drip, equip, flip, grip, gyp, harelip, hip, kip, lip, nip, outstrip, pip, quip, rip,

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catnip n.

Andrew M. Colman.

in A Dictionary of Psychology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 123 words.

A herb belonging to the family Lamiaceae (the mint family), the smell of which has the effect on cats of

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catnip n.

Andrew M. Colman.

in A Dictionary of Psychology

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 123 words.

A herb belonging to the family Lamiaceae (the mint family), the smell of which has the effect on cats of

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Feeding Deterrent Effects of Catnip Oil Components Compared with Two Synthetic Amides Against Aedes aegypti

in Journal of Medical Entomology

July 2005; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 2771 words.

Recently, catnip, Nepeta cataria L. (Lamiaceae), essential oil has been formulated and marketed as an alternative repellent for protection against biting arthropods by several vendors. We...

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catnip v. (US drugs)

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 38 words.

to sell second-rate marijuana.

1959 W. Burroughs Naked Lunch (1968) 22: I […] make a meet to sell

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catnip-fit n.

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 8 words.

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Catnip, Nepeta cataria (Lamiales: Lamiaceae)—A Closer Look: Seasonal Occurrence of Nepetalactone Isomers and Comparative Repellency of Three Terpenoids to Insects

Gretchen Schultz, Erica Simbro, Jason Belden, Junwei Zhu and Joel Coats.

in Environmental Entomology

December 2004; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 3992 words.

Evidence of repellent properties in catnip, Nepeta cataria L., to flies and cockroaches was observed in preliminary studies. This study compared catnip essential oil from steam distillation...

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Comparison of Contact and Spatial Repellency of Catnip Oil and N,N-Diethyl-3-methylbenzamide (Deet) Against Mosquitoes

in Journal of Medical Entomology

May 2005; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 3830 words.

Nepetalactone, the primary component of catnip oil, was compared with the repellent N,N-diethyl-3-methylbenzamide (deet) for its ability to affect the host-seeking ability of Aedes aegypti ...

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nepetalactone n.

Andrew M. Colman.

in A Dictionary of Psychology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 58 words.

A chemical compound, mildly sedative to humans but strongly psychotropic to most cats, first isolated in 1941 in catnip.

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nepetalactone

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

A chemical compound, mildly sedative to humans but strongly psychotropic to most cats, first isolated in 1941 in catnip. Formula: C10H14O2. [From Latin nepeta catnip + English lactone an...

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sex pheromone

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

A pheromone that is released by an animal and that induces a sexual response in members of the same species, such as the volatile sexual attractants released by female insects that can...

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euphoriant

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

(Of or relating to) anything, especially a psychotropic drug, that induces or tends to induce euphoria. See anabolic steroid, antidepressant, anxiolytic, aphrodisiac, betel, cannabis,...

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Laboratory Evaluation Techniques to Investigate the Spatial Potential of Repellents for Push and Pull Mosquito Control Systems

in Journal of Medical Entomology

December 2012; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. 6286 words.

A protocol has been developed for the indoor evaluation of candidate spatial repellents intended for use in push and pull systems. Single treatments (catnip oil, 1-methylpiperazine, and...

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Winslow, Ola Elizabeth

Robert L. Gale.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biographical Studies; Education. 893 words.

Winslow, Ola Elizabeth (05 January 1885–27 September 1977), author and educator, was born in Grant City, Missouri, the daughter of William Delos Winslow, a local banker, and Hattie...

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Drinking Animals: Sobriety, Intoxication and Interspecies Assemblages

Gary Genosko.

in Deleuze and the Animal

January 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Metaphysics. 5902 words.

While Deleuze explored the temporalities of alcoholism in American literature in The Logic of Sense, and Jean Clet Martin, among others, has extended this inquiry by further extracting the...

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