medicinal

[muh-dis-uh-nl]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or having the properties of a medicine; curative; remedial: medicinal properties; medicinal substances.
2.
unpalatable; disagreeable: a medicinal taste.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English < Latin medicīnālis. See medicine, -al1

medicinally, adverb
nonmedicinal, adjective
nonmedicinally, adverb
semimedicinal, adjective
unmedicinal, adjective
unmedicinally, adverb
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medicinal (mɛˈdɪsɪnəl)
 
adj
1.  relating to or having therapeutic properties
 
n
2.  a medicinal substance
 
me'dicinally
 
adv

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medicinal
mid-14c., from L. medicinalis pertaining to medicine, from medicina (see medicine).
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medicinal me·dic·i·nal (mĭ-dĭs'ə-nəl)
adj.
Of, relating to, or having the properties of medicine.

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Example sentences
He founded hospitals and public gardens and gardens for the growing of
  medicinal herbs.
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  medicinal leech.
Distilled water is chemically pure and is always used for medicinal purposes.
These enchantments are medicinal, they sober and heal us.
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