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medicative

[med-i-key-tiv]
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adjective
  1. medicinal.

Origin of medicative

From the Medieval Latin word medicātīvus, dating back to 1635–45. See medicate, -ive
Related formsan·ti·med·i·ca·tive, adjectivenon·med·i·ca·tive, adjectiveun·med·i·ca·tive, adjective
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Examples from the Web for medicative

Historical Examples

  • Adjective expresses ideas, simple, abstract, general and medicative; it is an abstraction in the substantive.

    Delsarte System of Oratory

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