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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Arnica  \Ar"ni*ca\,  n.  [Prob.  a  corruption  of  ptarmica.]  (Bot.) 
  A  genus  of  plants;  also  the  most  important  species  ({Arnica 
  montana}),  native  of  the  mountains  of  Europe,  used  in 
  medicine  as  a  narcotic  and  stimulant. 
 
  Note:  The  tincture  of  arnica  is  applied  externally  as  a 
  remedy  for  bruises,  sprains,  etc 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  arnica 
  n  1:  used  especially  in  treating  bruises 
  2:  any  of  various  rhizomatous  usually  perennial  plants  of  the 
  genus  Arnica 
  3:  an  ointment  used  in  treating  bruises 




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