Definition of medicinal
1 : tending or used to cure disease or relieve pain
2 : salutary
Examples of medicinal in a sentence
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 English Language Learners
Definition of medicinal for English Language Learners
: used to prevent or cure disease or to relieve pain
MEDICINAL Defined for Kids
Definition of medicinal for Students
: used or likely to prevent, cure, or relieve disease medicinal ingredients
medicinallyadverb The plant is used medicinally.
Medical Definition of medicinal
: a medicinal substance : medicine
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