|1.||military the evacuation of casualties from forward areas to the nearest hospital or base|
|2.||a helicopter used for transporting wounded or sick people to hospital|
|—vb , -vacs, -vacking, -vacked|
|3.||(tr) to transport (a wounded or sick person) to hospital by medevac|
|[C20: from med(ical) evac(uation)]|
medevac med·e·vac (měd'ĭ-vāk')
Air transport of persons to a place where they can receive medical or surgical care; medical evacuation.
A helicopter or other aircraft used for such transport.