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sanicle

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noun san·i·cle \ˈsa-ni-kəl\

Definition of sanicle

  1. :  any of several plants sometimes held to have healing powers; especially :  a plant (genus Sanicula) of the carrot family with a root used in folk medicine as an anodyne or astringent



Origin and Etymology of sanicle

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin sanicula


First Known Use: 14th century


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