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Meaning of “medicinal” - Learner’s Dictionary

medicinal

adjective     /məˈdɪsɪnəl/
Medicinal substances are used to cure illnesses: I keep some brandy for medicinal purposes.Medicine in different forms
Translations of “medicinal”
in Korean 약효가 있는…
in Arabic طِبّي…
in Portuguese medicinal…
in Catalan medicinal…
in Japanese 薬効のある, 薬の…
in Italian medicinale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 藥用的,用於治療的…
in Russian целебный, лекарственный…
in Turkish tedavi edici, iyileştirici…
in Chinese (Simplified) 药用的,用于治疗的…
in Polish leczniczy…
(Definition of medicinal from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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