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carminative

adjective car·mi·na·tive \kär-ˈmi-nə-tiv, ˈkär-mə-ˌnā-\

Definition of CARMINATIVE

:  expelling gas from the stomach or intestines so as to relieve flatulence or abdominal pain or distension
carminative noun
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Origin of CARMINATIVE

French carminatif, from Latin carminatus, past participle of carminare to card, from *carmin-, *carmen card, from carrere to card; akin to Lithuanian karšti to card
First Known Use: 15th century

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