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 and Etymology of sanicle
Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin sanicula
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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