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medicinal (adj.)

"having healing or curative properties, suitable for medical use," mid-14c., from Old French medicinal and directly from Latin medicinalis "pertaining to medicine," from medicina  "the healing art, medicine; a remedy" (see medicine). Related: Medicinally.

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Definitions of medicinal

medicinal (adj.)
having the properties of medicine;
medicinal herbs
medicinal properties
Synonyms: medicative
From wordnet.princeton.edu