Aesculapian

Aesculapian

[es-kyuh-ley-pee-uhn or, esp. British, ee-skuh-]
adjective
1.
pertaining to Aesculapius.
2.
medical; medicinal.
noun
3.
a physician; doctor.
Also, Esculapian.


Origin:
1615–25; Aesculapi(us) + -an

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Aesculapian (ˌiːskjʊˈleɪpɪən)
 
adj
of or relating to Aesculapius or to the art of medicine

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aesculapian aes·cu·la·pi·an (ěs'kyə-lā'pē-ən)
adj.
Relating to the art of medicine; medical.

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