- n medication that prevents the formation of gas in the alimentary tract or eases its passing
- s 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 in The Argus.co.uk
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."