American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Any of several Old World herbs of the genus Medicago in the pea family, having clusters of small, usually yellow flowers and compound leaves with three leaflets. Several species are important for fodder and green manure.
- n. A member of a military medical corps.
- n. A physician or surgeon.
- n. A medical student or intern.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as medical.
- n. A physician or doctor; a medical student.
- Same as Median.
- n. A kind of clover, Medicago sativa; Burgundy clover; lucerne. The black medic, or nonesuch, is M. lupulina. Its pods are black when ripe. The spotted medic is M. maculata, whose leaflets bear a purple spot. Purple medic is a name sometimes used for lucerne.
- n. alternative spelling of medick (“herb of the genus Medicago”).
- adj. Of or pertaining to medicines; medical.
- n. A doctor
- n. A paramedic, someone with special training in first aid, especially in the military
- n. A medical student.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Bot.) A leguminous plant of the genus Medicago. The black medic is the Medicago lupulina; the purple medic, or lucern, is Medicago sativa.
- n. A person who serves to provide medical care.
- n. (Mil.) A member of the medical corps in the military.
- n. A medical doctor.
- n. A medical student.
- adj. rare Medical.
- n. any of several Old World herbs of the genus Medicago having small flowers and trifoliate compound leaves
- n. a medical practitioner in the armed forces
- From Latin medicus ("of or belonging to healing, curative, medical; as a noun, medicus, masculine, a physician, doctor, surgeon"), Late Latin medica ("feminine, a female physician, midwife"), from mederi ("to heal"). (Wiktionary)
- Middle English medike, from Latin Mēdica, from Greek Mēdikē, from feminine of Mēdikos, of Media, from Mēdos, a Mede; see Mede.Latin medicus, physician; see medical. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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“In an e-mail to her parents from Iraq, she wrote: "Being a medic is what I live to do.”
“So of course, I had to reverse it and I called the medic over.”
“One new tool in medic's bag is a fast-working bandage.”
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“Naim, incidentally, is the uncle of Anas Naim, who was described as a medic from the Palestinian Red Crescent in the Palestinian media when he was killed during Operation Cast Lead in Gaza City on January 4, but who, as the Post reported this week, is shown in numerous pictures on Hamas Web sites posing with an RPG and a Kalashnikov assault rifle. posted by GayandRight @ 11:05 AM”
“Some of the cameramen called the medic and pretended to be checking on me and saying this rib might be broken.”
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