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

How to pronounce medicinal?

  1. Alex
    US English

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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. Chuck Rosenberg:

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

  2. Sarah Steele:

    Potential buyers should be made aware that no scientific study evidences that direct adult consumption of human milk for medicinal properties offers anything more than a placebo effect.

  3. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray:

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

  4. Abderrahman Hassi:

    Business strategies can interestingly be assimilated with medicinal drugs. There are no better or worse strategies. There are only adequately adopted business strategies or inappropriately selected and implemented strategies.

  5. Aimee Rouski:

    I’d had severe Crohn’s for a very long time and wasn’t responding to any medicinal treatments.

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  • علاجيArabic
  • medicinalCatalan, Valencian
  • medizinal, medizinisch, heilen, medikamentös, ArzneiGerman
  • medicinalSpanish
  • [[lääkkeen]] [[makuinen]], -mainen, lääkekasvi, parantava, lääkeFinnish
  • médicinalFrench
  • medicusLatin
  • geneeskrachtigDutch
  • medicinal, vindecătorRomanian
  • лече́бный, медици́нский, лека́рственныйRussian
  • teskin edici, ilaç özelliği olan, iyileştirici, müsekkin, tedavi ediciTurkish

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