Me*dic"i*nal (?), a. [L. medicinalis: cf. F. m'edicinal. See Medicine.]

1.

Having curative or palliative properties; used for the cure or alleviation of bodily disorders; as, medicinal tinctures, plants, or springs.

Drop tears as fast as the Arabian trees Their medicinal gum. Shak.

2.

Of or pertaining to medicine; medical.

 

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