Medicinal vs Medic - What's the difference?

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Medicinal is a related term of medic.


As adjectives the difference between medicinal and medic

is that medicinal is having the properties of medicine, or pertaining to medicine; medical while medic is of or pertaining to medicines; medical.

As nouns the difference between medicinal and medic

is that medicinal is any plant that can be used for medicinal purposes while medic is or medic can be a doctor.

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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    medic

    English

    Etymology 1

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) .

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Of or pertaining to medicines; medical.
  • Noun

    (wikipedia medic) (medics)
  • A doctor
  • A paramedic, someone with special training in first aid, especially in the military
  • A medical student.
  • Anagrams

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