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vulnerary

[vuhl-nuh-rer-ee] /ˈvʌl nəˌrɛr i/
adjective
1.
used to promote the healing of wounds, as herbs or other remedies.
noun, plural vulneraries.
2.
a remedy for wounds.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; < Latin vulnerārius, equivalent to vulner- (stem of vulnus) wound + -ārius -ary
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British Dictionary definitions for vulnerary

vulnerary

/ˈvʌlnərərɪ/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or used to heal a wound
noun (pl) -aries
2.
a vulnerary drug or agent
Word Origin
C16: from Latin vulnerārius belonging to wounds, from vulnus a wound
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vulnerary in Medicine

vulnerary vul·ner·ar·y (vŭl'nə-rěr'ē)
adj.
Used in the healing or treating of wounds. n.
A remedy used in healing or treating wounds.

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