medicine

Meanings

Noun

Verb

  • To treat with medicine.

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Origin

  • From Middle English medicin, borrowed from Middle French medicine, from Old French medecine, from Latin medic─źna, feminine of medic─źnus, from medicus.
  • The extended sense of "Indigenous magic" is a or mide (or cognates in related languages) when used in compounds such as Grand Medicine Society, medicine lodge, medicine dance, medicine bag, medicine wheel, medicine man, Medicine Line, and bad medicine or place names such as Medicine Hat, Medicine Creek, etc.

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