from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A kind of clover, Medicago sativa; Burgundy clover; lucerne.
  • Same as Median.
  • Same as medical.
  • noun A physician or doctor; a medical student.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective rare Medical.
  • noun (Bot.) A leguminous plant of the genus Medicago. The black medic is the Medicago lupulina; the purple medic, or lucern, is Medicago sativa.
  • noun A person who serves to provide medical care.
  • noun (Mil.) A member of the medical corps in the military.
  • noun A medical doctor.
  • noun A medical student.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to medicines; medical.
  • noun A doctor
  • noun A paramedic, someone with special training in first aid, especially in the military
  • noun A medical student.
  • noun Alternative spelling of medick (“herb of the genus Medicago”).

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

  • noun any of several Old World herbs of the genus Medicago having small flowers and trifoliate compound leaves
  • noun a medical practitioner in the armed forces


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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").


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