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medic

1
[ med-ik ]
/ ˈmɛd ɪk /
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noun
a member of a military medical corps; corpsman.
a doctor or intern.
a medical student.
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Origin of medic

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1650–60; <Latin medicus;see medical

Other definitions for medic (2 of 2)

medic2

or med·ick

[ med-ik ]
/ ˈmɛd ɪk /

noun
any plant belonging to the genus Medicago, of the legume family, having trifoliate leaves and grown as a forage crop.
Compare alfalfa, bur clover.

Origin of medic

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1400–50; late Middle English medike<Latin mēdica<Greek (póa) Mēdikḗ literally, Median (grass)
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British Dictionary definitions for medic (1 of 2)

medic1
/ (ˈmɛdɪk) /

noun
informal a doctor, medical orderly, or medical student

Word Origin for medic

C17: from medical

British Dictionary definitions for medic (2 of 2)

medic2
/ (ˈmɛdɪk) /

noun
the usual US spelling of medick
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for medic

medic
[ mĕdĭk ]

n.
A member of a military medical corps.
A physician or medical student.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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