Definitions

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

  • adj. Of or relating to the stomach; gastric.
  • adj. Beneficial to or stimulating digestion in the stomach.
  • n. An agent, such as a medicine, that strengthens or stimulates the stomach.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or relating to the stomach.
  • adj. Beneficial to the stomach or to digestion.
  • n. A medicine for the stomach.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the stomach.
  • adj. Strengthening to the stomach; exciting the action of the stomach; stomachal; cordial.
  • n. A medicine that strengthens the stomach and excites its action.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to the stomach.
  • n. A medicine which sharpens the appetite, and is supposed to stimulate digestion, as the bitter tonics; a stomachal.

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

  • adj. relating to or involving the stomach

Etymologies

Latin stomachicus. (Wiktionary)

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