Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: medicinal
IPA transcription: [məd'ɪsənəl]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: medicative, medicinal
    Meaning: having the properties of medicine; "medicative drugs"; "medicinal herbs"; "medicinal properties"
Usage examples
  • "Sure there are no medicinal ones?
  • Possibly she was not a smoker at all, but needed the tobacco for some medicinal purpose.
  • Its close resemblance to the medicinal leech caused the mistake to be overlooked until too late.
  • Being interested in these things, I examined more closely into their past medical history, and saw more clearly the present folly of a certain part of our medicinal practice.
  • Procure nice, high vine blackberries, that are perfectly ripe--the low vine blackberries will not answer for syrup, as they do not possess the medicinal properties of the high vine blackberries.
  • The poisonous sangsue of Charlottesville may always be distinguished from the medicinal leech by its blackness, and especially by its writhing or vermicular motions, which very nearly resemble those of a snake."
  • It has a unique position on the summit of a steep and imposing scarp, rising on the north, south, and west sides of the borough out of the deep alluvial Vale of Blackmoor, the view from the Castle Green over three counties of verdant pasture--South, Mid, and Nether Wessex--being as sudden a surprise to the unexpectant traveller's eyes as the medicinal air is to his lungs.