Origin of officinal
OTHER WORDS FROM officinalof·fic·i·nal·ly, adverbnon·of·fic·i·nal, adjective
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How to use officinal in a sentence
The seed and oil, and a spirit and a water prepared from them, are officinal in the pharmacopias.
Both plants contain in the bark of their roots the same red dye as the officinal roots of the Alcanna tinctoria.
The root is quite the same as that of the officinal Radix senegæ.
Named from the country Liguria, where the officinal Lovage of the gardens abounds.
The pubic louse may be exterminated by the measures recommended for the head louse, or by the use of officinal mercurial ointment.Handbook of Medical Entomology|William Albert Riley