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 carminatus, past participle of carminare, to card wool, from *carmen, card for wool, from carere, 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.