Definition of aloetic in English:

aloetic

adjective

Medicine
historical
  • Medicine. Of a laxative, purgative, or other medicinal preparation: containing or consisting of aloes. Now chiefly historical.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Nicholas Culpeper (1616–1654), physician and astrologer. From post-classical Latin aloeticus from classical Latin aloē + -ticus.

Pronunciation

aloetic

/ˌaləʊˈɛtɪk/