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medicinal


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Medicinal  \Me*dic"i*nal\,  a.  [L.  medicinalis:  cf  F. 
  m['e]dicinal.  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.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  Of  or  pertaining  to  medicine;  medical. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  medicinal 
  adj  :  having  the  properties  of  medicine;  "medicative  drugs"; 
  "medicinal  herbs";  "medicinal  properties"  [syn:  {medicative}] 




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