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medic (n.)

1650s, "physician; medical student," from Latin medicus "physician" (see medical (adj.)); modern sense of "serviceman in a military medical corps" is recorded by 1925.

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Definitions of medic from WordNet

medic (n.)
any of several Old World herbs of the genus Medicago having small flowers and trifoliate compound leaves;
Synonyms: medick / trefoil
medic (n.)
a medical practitioner in the armed forces;
Synonyms: medical officer
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