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dauerschlaf

[dou-er-shlahf] /ˈdaʊ ərˌʃlɑf/
noun
1.
a form of therapy, now rarely used, that involves the use of drugs to induce long periods of deep sleep.
Origin
< German, equivalent to dauer long lasting + Schlaf sleep
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