a bloodsucking leech, Hirudo medicinalis, of Europe, introduced into the northeastern U.S., usually green with brown stripes, up to 4 inches (10 cm) long: once used by physicians to bleed patients.
a large European freshwater leech, Hirudo medicinalis, formerly used in medical bloodletting
[muh-dis-uh-nl] /məˈdɪs ə nl/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or having the properties of a ; curative; remedial: medicinal properties; medicinal substances. 2. unpalatable; disagreeable: a medicinal taste. /mɛˈdɪsɪnəl/ adjective 1. relating to or having therapeutic properties noun 2. a medicinal substance adj. late 14c., from Old French medicinal and directly from Latin medicinalis “pertaining […]
noun 1. a large, solid, heavy, leather-covered ball, thrown from one person to another for exercise. noun 1. a heavy ball used for physical training
[boh] /boʊ/ noun 1. a range of the Rocky Mountains, in Wyoming and Colorado. Highest peak, Medicine Bow Peak, 12,014 feet (3662 meters).
[boh] /boʊ/ 1. a river in S Wyoming, flowing N and W to the North Platte River. 195 miles (314 km) long.