noun san·i·cle \ˈsa-ni-kəl\

Definition of SANICLE

:  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 of SANICLE

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin sanicula
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with SANICLE


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