Indian physic

Origin of Indian physic

An Americanism dating back to 1730–40

Words Nearby Indian physic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Indian physic in a sentence

  • Indian-Physic or bowman's root, as these names imply, was a popular remedy with the Indians, who used it as an emetic.

    Ginseng and Other Medicinal Plants | A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding