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officinal

adjective

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tending to cure disease or restore health
  • the discovery of officinal plants that continues to this day

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The first known use of officinal was in 1769

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“Officinal.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/officinal. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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