Medic



[med-ik] /ˈmɛd ɪk/

noun
1.
a member of a military corps; corpsman.
2.
a doctor or intern.
3.
a student.
[med-ik] /ˈmɛd ɪk/
noun
1.
any plant belonging to the genus Medicago, of the legume family, having trifoliate leaves and grown as a forage crop.
/ˈmɛdɪk/
noun
1.
(informal) a doctor, medical orderly, or medical student
/ˈmɛdɪk/
noun
1.
the usual US spelling of medick
n.

1650s, “physician, medical student,” from Latin medicus “physician” (see medical (adj.)); modern sense of “serviceman in a military medical corps” first recorded 1925.

medic med·ic (měd’ĭk)
n.

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