medick

[ med-ik ]
/ ˈmɛd ɪk /

noun

Definition for medick (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.

Origin of medic

2
1400–50; late Middle English medike < Latin mēdica < Greek (póa) Mēdikḗ literally, Median (grass)
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British Dictionary definitions for medick (1 of 3)

medick

US medic

/ (ˈmɛdɪk) /

noun

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

C15: from Latin mēdica, from Greek mēdikē (poa) Median (grass), a type of clover

British Dictionary definitions for medick (2 of 3)

medic1
/ (ˈmɛdɪk) /

noun

informal a doctor, medical orderly, or medical student

Word Origin for medic

C17: from medical

British Dictionary definitions for medick (3 of 3)

medic2
/ (ˈmɛdɪk) /

noun

the usual US spelling of medick
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Medicine definitions for medick

medic
[ mĕdĭk ]

n.

A member of a military medical corps.
A physician or medical student.
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