Definition of oxycodone in English:

oxycodone

Pronunciation /ˌäksēˈkōdōn/ /ˌɑksiˈkoʊdoʊn/

noun

Medicine
  • A synthetic analgesic drug that is similar to morphine in its effects.

    Also called OxyContin (a trademark)

    ‘In the meantime, if anyone out there needs some OxyContin, that addictive painkiller, give me a holler.’
    • ‘In the book, Suzanne, on an OxyContin bender, takes off to Tijuana with a tattoo artist she hardly knows.’

Origin

1950s from oxy- + co- in codeine.