Aesculapian

[ es-kyuh-ley-pee-uhn or, especially British, ee-skuh- ]
/ ˌɛs kyəˈleɪ pi ən or, especially British, ˌi skə- /

adjective

pertaining to Aesculapius.
medical; medicinal.

noun

a physician; doctor.

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Origin of Aesculapian

First recorded in 1615–25; Aesculapi(us) + -an

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British Dictionary definitions for Aesculapian

Aesculapian
/ (ˌiːskjʊˈleɪpɪən) /

adjective

of or relating to Aesculapius or to the art of medicine
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Medical definitions for Aesculapian

aesculapian
[ ĕs′kyə-lāpē-ən ]

adj.

Relating to the art of medicine; medical.
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