vulnerary

vulnerary

[vuhl-nuh-rer-ee]
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; < Latin vulnerārius, equivalent to vulner- (stem of vulnus) wound + -ārius -ary

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vulnerary (ˈvʌlnərərɪ)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or used to heal a wound
 
n , -aries
2.  a vulnerary drug or agent
 
[C16: from Latin vulnerārius belonging to wounds, from vulnus a wound]

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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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