Definitions for vulneraryˈvʌl nəˌrɛr i

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vul•ner•ar•yˈvʌl nəˌrɛr i(adj.; n.)(pl.)-ar•ies.

  1. (adj.)used to promote the healing of wounds, as herbs or other remedies.

  2. (n.)a remedy for wounds.

Origin of vulnerary:

1590–1600; < L vulnerārius=vulner-, s. of vulnus wound +-ārius -ary


  1. vulnerary(Noun)

    A healing drug or other agent used in healing and treating wounds.

  2. vulnerary(Adjective)

    Useful or used for healing wounds; healing, curative.

  3. vulnerary(Adjective)

    Causing wounds, wounding.

  4. Origin: From vulnerarius, from vulnus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vulnerary(adj)

    useful in healing wounds; adapted to the cure of external injuries; as, vulnerary plants or potions

  2. Vulnerary(noun)

    a vulnerary remedy


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