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Medic  n.  (Bot.) A leguminous plant of the genus Medicago. The black medic is the Medicago lupulina; the purple medic, or lucern, is Medicago sativa.

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... money, while causing the Romans to profit in only one way, namely, that they be no longer compelled to pay over their money to their enemy. (This is the silk of which they are accustomed to make the garments which of old the Greeks called Medic, but which at the present time they name "seric"[28]). As for the Homeritae, it was desired that they should establish Caisus, the fugitive, as captain over the Maddeni, and with a great army of their ...
— History of the Wars, Books I and II (of 8) - The Persian War • Procopius

... the ground that the second vowel is long in Latin commit themselves to 'medic['i]nal', 'nat['u]ral', 'nutr['i]ment', 'instr['u]ment', and, if their own principle be applied, they make false quantities by the dozen every day of ...
— Society for Pure English Tract 4 - The Pronunciation of English Words Derived from the Latin • John Sargeaunt

... answering, Dr. Frank Cannon turned to the Navy medic. "I'll let the commander explain ...
— Hail to the Chief • Gordon Randall Garrett

... a medic or a pharmacist—a Literate, anyhow—with medicine for Mr. Pelton. He'll ask for you, by name, and mention me. And there'll be another Literate, maybe; he'll know your name, and use ...
— Null-ABC • Henry Beam Piper and John Joseph McGuire

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