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pink elephant -> όραμα μεθυσμένου, παραίσθηση

"Seeing pink elephants" is a euphemism for drunken hallucination caused by alcoholic hallucinosis or delirium tremens. The term dates back to at least the early 20th century, emerging from earlier idioms about snakes and other creatures. An alcoholic character in Jack London's 1913 novel John Barleycorn is said to hallucinate "blue mice and pink elephants".
Seeing pink elephants - Wikipedia

pink elephant (plural pink elephants)

(informal) hallucination; particularly those brought on by drinking alcohol.
I remember lying by the side of the road watching the pink elephants dancing by.
pink elephant - Wiktionary


 

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