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me·dic·i·nal

 (mĭ-dĭs′ə-nəl)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or having the properties of medicine.
2. Having an unappealing, bitter flavor.
n.
A preparation or product having the properties of a medicine.

me·dic′i·nal·ly adv.

medicinal

(mɛˈdɪsɪnəl)
adj
(Medicine) relating to or having therapeutic properties
n
(Medicine) a medicinal substance
meˈdicinally adv

me•dic•i•nal

(məˈdɪs ə nl)

adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or having the properties of a medicine; curative; remedial.
2. disagreeably suggestive of medicine: a medicinal taste.
n.
3. a medicinal preparation or product.
[1300–50; Middle English < Latin]
me•dic′i•nal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.medicinal - having the properties of medicinemedicinal - having the properties of medicine; "medicative drugs"; "medicinal herbs"; "medicinal properties"
healthful - conducive to good health of body or mind; "a healthful climate"; "a healthful environment"; "healthful nutrition"; "healthful sleep"; "Dickens's relatively healthful exuberance"

medicinal

Translations
شِفائيطِبّي، دَوائي، عِلاجي
léčebnýléčivý
helbredendemedicinsk
læknandi; græîandilæknisfræîilegur; læknandi
liečivý
ilâç türündentedavi edici

medicinal

[meˈdɪsɪnl] ADJmedicinal

medicinal

[mɛˈdɪsənəl] adjmédicinal(e)

medicinal

adjHeil-, heilend; for medicinal purposeszu medizinischen Zwecken; I need a whisky - for medicinal purposes (hum)ich brauche einen Whisky, aus medizinischen Gründen; the medicinal properties of various herbsdie Heilkraft verschiedener Kräuter

medicinal

[mɛˈdɪsɪnl] adjmedicinale, medicamentoso/a

medicine

(ˈmedsin) noun
1. a substance, especially a liquid for swallowing, that is used to treat or keep away disease or illness. a dose of medicine.
2. the science of curing people who are ill, or making their suffering less (especially by means other than surgery). He is studying medicine.
medicinal (məˈdisinl) adjective
1. having the power to heal and used as a medicine. medicinal substances.
2. of healing. for medicinal purposes.
meˈdicinally adverb

medicinal

adj medicinal
References in classic literature ?
ALMOST every country has its medicinal springs famed for their healing virtues.
But now we know that these little pills of classical learning possess the medicinal property of anti-nihilism, and we boldly prescribe them to our patients....
"Are there not medicinal springs in California?" Mrs.
The last ingredient played a very prominent part in the salad; stale eggs and roasted cocks'-combs furnished the grand dish of the repast; the wine even was not without a disgusting taste--it was like a medicinal draught.
In this neighborhood, the captain made search for "the great Tar Spring," one of the wonders of the mountains; the medicinal properties of which, he had heard extravagantly lauded by the trappers.
As to Mrs Wilkins, she dropt her pearls as fast as the Arabian trees their medicinal gums; for this was a ceremonial which that gentlewoman never omitted on a proper occasion.
He described him as a man of skill in all Christian modes of physical science, and likewise familiar with whatever the savage people could teach in respect to medicinal herbs and roots that grew in the forest.
It would save the men, the ship, break the spell by its medicinal virtue, make time of no account, the weather but a passing worry and, like a magic powder working against mysterious malefices, se- cure the first passage of my first command against the evil powers of calms and pestilence.
I followed my aunt with a modest medicinal peace-offering, in the shape of a bottle of salts.
The Reverend Septimus yielded himself up quite as willing a victim to a nauseous medicinal herb-closet, also presided over by the china shepherdess, as to this glorious cupboard.
The same result has followed from keeping together different varieties of the medicinal leech.
"He is a great fellow," said Fred, to whom these cheerful truths had a medicinal taste, "and no trouble to anybody." After a slight pause, he added, "But I fear you will think that I am going to be a great deal of trouble to Mr.