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Latin bēchĭcus (of or for a cough), Ancient Greek βηχικός (bēkhikós, of or for a cough): compare French béchique.


bechic (comparative more bechic, superlative most bechic)

  1. (dated) Relating to, or relieving, a cough.
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bechic (plural bechics)

  1. (dated) A medicine for relieving coughs.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for bechic in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)