- 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 medick
Historical Examples of medick
You're going to do a lot more than ostensibly work at it, Medick.
From this latter the medick is easily distinguished by its heads of naked, blackened, incurved seed-vessels.Science and Practice in Farm Cultivation
Lucerne, lū′sėrn, n. a species of Medick, a valuable forage-plant.
Dr. Medick here, who has made an important discovery that will enable all of you to return to your homes, will read it to you.
- any small leguminous plant of the genus Medicago, such as black medick or sickle medick, having yellow or purple flowers and trifoliate leaves
Word Origin for medick
- informal a doctor, medical orderly, or medical student
Word Origin for medic
- the usual US spelling of medick
Word Origin and History for medick
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.