causing gas to be expelled from the stomach and intestines
Origin of carminativeModern Latin carminativus from Classical Latin carminatus, past participle of carminare, cleanse from carrere, card
a carminative medicine
Inducing the expulsion of excess gas from the stomach and intestines.
A carminative drug or agent.
Origin of carminativeMiddle English carminatif from Old French from Latin carminātus past participle of carmināre to card wool from carmen card for wool from cārere to card
(comparative more carminative, superlative most carminative)
- Relieving discomfort of gas in the digestive tract.
- (medicine) A drug or substance that induces the removal of gas from the digestive tract.