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Webster 1913 Edition


Medicinal

Me-dic′i-nal

,
Adj.
[L.
medicinalis
: cf. F.
médicinal
. See
Medicine
.]
1.
Having curative or palliative properties; used for the cure or alleviation of bodily disorders;
as,
medicinal
tinctures, plants, or springs
.
Drop tears as fast as the Arabian trees
Their
medicinal
gum.
Shakespeare
2.
Of or pertaining to medicine; medical.

Webster 1828 Edition


Medicinal

MEDIC'INAL

, . [L. medicinalis.] Having the property of healing or of mitigating disease; adapted to the cure or alleviation of bodily disorders; as medicinal plants, medicinal virtues of minerals; medicinal springs. The waters of Saratoga and Ballston are remarkably medicinal.
1.
Pertaining to medicine; as medicinal days or hours.

Definition 2022


medicinal

medicinal

See also: médicinal

English

Adjective

medicinal (not comparable)

  1. Having the properties of medicine, or pertaining to medicine; medical.
  2. Tending or used to cure disease or relieve pain.
  3. Tasting like medicine; particularly of sweetish artificial flavours similar to cherry, almond or licorice.

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Noun

medicinal (plural medicinals)

  1. Any plant that can be used for medicinal purposes.

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Galician

Etymology

From Latin medicīnālis.

Adjective

medicinal m, f (plural medicinais)

  1. medicinal

Spanish

Etymology

From Latin medicīnālis.

Adjective

medicinal m, f (plural medicinales)

  1. medicinal