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medicinal

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 tending to cure disease or restore health
  • even in Roman times the hot mineral springs of Bath, England, were believed to possess medicinal properties

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2 beneficial to the health of body or mind
  • if gin and tonic is the medicinal potion that he claims, then he's done a lot of self-medication of late

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medicinal

noun

Synonyms of medicinal (Entry 2 of 2)

a substance or preparation used to treat disease
  • the discovery that the plant is a potent medicinal once it has been refined

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The first known use of medicinal was in the 14th century

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“Medicinal.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/medicinal. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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