Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

from The Century Dictionary.

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

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

  • noun (Med.) A medicine that strengthens the stomach and excites its action.
  • adjective Of or pertaining to the stomach.
  • adjective Strengthening to the stomach; exciting the action of the stomach; stomachal; cordial.

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

  • adjective Of or relating to the stomach.
  • adjective Beneficial to the stomach or to digestion.
  • noun A medicine for the stomach.

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

  • adjective relating to or involving the stomach

Etymologies

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Latin stomachicus.

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