Simple Definition of medicinal
: used to prevent or cure disease or to relieve pain
Full Definition of medicinal
1 : tending or used to cure disease or relieve pain
2 : salutary
Examples of medicinal
This drug is to be used only for medicinal purposes.
<even in Roman times the hot mineral springs of Bath, England, were believed to possess medicinal properties>
First Known Use of medicinal
MEDICINAL Defined for Kids
Definition of medicinal
: used or likely to prevent, cure, or relieve disease <medicinal ingredients>
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