stomachic

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin stomachicus.

Adjective[edit]

stomachic ‎(comparative more stomachic, superlative most stomachic)

  1. Of or relating to the stomach.
  2. Beneficial to the stomach or to digestion.

Noun[edit]

stomachic ‎(plural stomachics)

  1. A medicine for the stomach.
    • 1844, Richard Dennis Hoblyn, A Dictionary of Terms Used in Medicine and the Collateral Sciences[1]:
      CALUMBÆ RADIX (Kalumbo, Portuguese). The root of the Cocculus palmatus, one of our most useful stomachics and tonics. It contains a bitter principle, called calumbin.