Definition of medicinal adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    medicinal

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//məˈdɪsənl//
     
     
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  1. 1helpful in the process of healing illness or infection medicinal herbs/plants medicinal properties/use
  2. 2(humorous) He claims he keeps a bottle of brandy only for medicinal purposes.
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