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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Relating to or affected with jaundice.
  • adj. Used to treat jaundice.
  • n. A remedy for jaundice.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Jaundiced (having icterus); having yellowing of the skin, mucous membranes of the sclerae of the eyes, or other parts of the body.
  • adj. Relating to jaundice.
  • n. A medicine for jaundice.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to, or affected with, jaundice.
  • adj. Good against the jaundice.
  • n. A remedy for the jaundice.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Affected with jaundice.
  • Preventing or dispelling jaundice.
  • n. A remedy for jaundice.
  • n. One who is suffering from icterus or jaundice.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. affected by jaundice which causes yellowing of skin etc

Etymologies

Latin ictericus, from Greek ikterikos, from ikteros, jaundice.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
icterus (“jaundice”) +‎ -ic, or Latin ictericus (Wiktionary)

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