What does medicinal mean?

Definitions for medicinal
məˈdɪs ə nlmedic·i·nal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. medicative, medicinaladjective

    having the properties of medicine

    "medicative drugs"; "medicinal herbs"; "medicinal properties"


  1. medicinaladjective

    having the properties of medicine, or pertaining to medicine; medical.

    Etymology: From medicinalis.

  2. medicinaladjective

    Tending or used to cure disease or relieve pain.

    Etymology: From medicinalis.

  3. medicinaladjective

    Tasting like medicine; particularly of sweetish artificial flavours similar to cherry, almond or licorice.

    Etymology: From medicinalis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Medicinaladjective

    having curative or palliative properties; used for the cure or alleviation of bodily disorders; as, medicinal tinctures, plants, or springs

    Etymology: [L. medicinalis: cf. F. mdicinal. See Medicine.]

  2. Medicinaladjective

    of or pertaining to medicine; medical

    Etymology: [L. medicinalis: cf. F. mdicinal. See Medicine.]

Anagrams for medicinal »

  1. adminicle, miniclade

  2. Adminicle

  3. Miniclade

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of medicinal in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of medicinal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of medicinal in a Sentence

  1. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray:

    We’re strengthening the recreational marijuana market and creating safer, more consistent access for those who rely on medicinal products.

  2. Hassan Azzazy:

    These are made from biodegradable nanofibers, medicinal plants collected from Sinai.

  3. Anthony Fabrizio:

    Cannabinoids are a single component of what is active in the medicinal properties of [marijuana] plants.

  4. Chuck Rosenberg:

    What really bothers me is the notion that marijuana is also medicinal -- because it’s not.

  5. Australian Sen. Richard Di Natale:

    It is incredibly fitting that today we are passing this bill which is one step towards making medicinal cannabis accessible to people like Dan, thank you to Lucy for everything you have done. Please know that your family's grief, pain and suffering has not been in vain and this is a legacy that Dan will leave here in Parliament.

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  • علاجيArabic
  • medicinalCatalan, Valencian
  • medizinal, medizinisch, Arznei, medikamentös, heilenGerman
  • medicinalSpanish
  • [[lääkkeen]] [[makuinen]], lääke, -mainen, lääkekasvi, parantavaFinnish
  • médicinalFrench
  • medicusLatin
  • geneeskrachtigDutch
  • vindecător, medicinalRomanian
  • медици́нский, лече́бный, лека́рственныйRussian
  • iyileştirici, müsekkin, tedavi edici, ilaç özelliği olan, teskin ediciTurkish

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    applied to a fish depicted horizontally
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