Origin of medic1
- any plant belonging to the genus Medicago, of the legume family, having trifoliate leaves and grown as a forage crop.
Origin of medic2
Examples from the Web for medic
A third medic, Pedro Adorno, was out front and he joined them.'Please Don't Die!': The Frantic Battle to Save Murdered Cops
December 22, 2014
He was the first of many to express surprise at my passage from literature graduate to medic.Doctors Can Write More Than Prescriptions: The Best Books by Doctors
August 14, 2014
And lo and behold, the medic who stayed behind in Tripoli saved one American life during the evacuation, according to the report.Hey, Benghazi-Heads, You Stand Down!
July 14, 2014
The show keeps a medic on set to provide emergency first aid in the event of alcohol overdose.‘Drunk History’: A Booze Cruise of Red, White, and Blood
July 8, 2014
As a medic he had seen countless comrades wounded or killed before his tank was cleaved apart by an explosive device in 2006.Bryan Adams’s Unlikely, Compelling Portrait Photography Book ‘Wounded’
November 11, 2013
That—that stuff the medic made me drink made me feel—sort of sick.
You know that Mentorian—the young one, the medic's assistant?
The medic will help me with Ringg; that Mentorian girl can look after you.
The medic flexed his muscles and said: "I can't take the responsibility—"
"A combination of weather, soil, et cetera," the medic said.
- informal a doctor, medical orderly, or medical student
- the usual US spelling of medick
Word Origin and History for medic
1650s, "physician, medical student," from Latin medicus "physician" (see medical (adj.)); modern sense of "serviceman in a military medical corps" first recorded 1925.
- A member of a military medical corps.
- A physician or medical student.