carminative carminative


  1. (n) medication that prevents the formation of gas in the alimentary tract or eases its passing
  2. (adj) relieving gas in the alimentary tract (colic or flatulence or griping)


  • But this season, sponsored by Turns, a carminative, Horace Heidt's Musical Knights went out in front with a burp.


  • Boris Johnson, MP for Henley, said: "My suggestion is carminative which I regard as a splendid word and which means a spell - its effects being highly beneficial."
    on Sep 15, 2007 By: Boris Johnson Source: The

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