Medicinal vs Capillaire - What's the difference?

medicinal | capillaire |


As an adjective medicinal

is medicinal.

As a noun capillaire is

(archaic) a syrup prepared from the maidenhair, formerly supposed to have medicinal properties.

medicinal

English

Adjective

(-)
  • Having the properties of medicine, or pertaining to medicine; medical.
  • Tending or used to cure disease or relieve pain.
  • Tasting like medicine; particularly of sweetish artificial flavours similar to cherry, almond or licorice.
  • See also

    * salutary

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Any plant that can be used for medicinal purposes.
  • Anagrams

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    capillaire

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (archaic) A syrup prepared from the maidenhair, formerly supposed to have medicinal properties.
  • (archaic) Any simple syrup flavoured with orange flowers.
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