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The use of specific plants or plant-based medicines for healing purposes; = herbal medicine; a particular form of this, especially. Thomsonian medicine; (also as a count noun) a drug or medicinal preparation obtained from a plant, a herbal medicine.
Early 19th century; earliest use found in John Aikin (1747–1822), physician and writer.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.