Definition of Medic

1. Noun. Any of several Old World herbs of the genus Medicago having small flowers and trifoliate compound leaves.


2. Noun. A medical practitioner in the armed forces.

Definition of Medic

1. n. A leguminous plant of the genus Medicago. The black medic is the Medicago lupulina; the purple medic, or lucern, is M. sativa.

2. a. Medical.

Definition of Medic

1. Proper noun. The Median language. ¹

2. Noun. Medick; any of various European and North African herbs, of the genus Medicago, several of which are grown for fodder etc. ¹

3. Adjective. Of or pertaining to medicines; medical. ¹

4. Noun. A doctor ¹

5. Noun. A paramedic, someone with special training in first aid, especially in the military ¹

6. Noun. A medical student. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Medic

1. one engaged in medical work [n -S]

Medical Definition of Medic

1. A leguminous plant of the genus Medicago. The black medic is the Medicago lupulina; the purple medic, or lucern, is M. Sativa. Origin: L. Medica, Gr. (sc) a kind of clover introduced from Media, from Median. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Medic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1907)
"The one great medic is alfalfa. This plant, once thought to be adapted only to ... The best known medic (aside from alfalfa) in this country is the hop or ..."

2. Clinical diagnosis by Rudolf Jaksch von Wartenhorst (1893)
"83 Peters, Prager medic. Wochenschr., iv. 5, 1864 ; Schmidt's Jahrbücher, cxxiii. ... medic. Societal in Erlangen, Sittings of nth June and loth Dec. 1877. ..."

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