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Carminʹative

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A charm medicine. Magic and charms were at one time the chief “medicines,” and the fact is perpetuated by the word carminative, among others. Carminatives are given to relieve flatulence. (Latin, carmen, a charm.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Car-goose (A) or Gargoose
Caricatures
Carillons
Carinæ
Carle or Carling Sunday [Pea Sunday]
Carlovingian Dynasty
Carludovica
Carmagnole
Carmelites
Carmilhan
Carminative
Carmine
Carnation
Carney
Carnival
Carotid Artery
Carouse
Carpathian Wizard
Carpe Diem
Carpenter
Carpet