carminative
Adjective

carminative

  1. relieving discomfort of gas in the digestive tract
Translations
  • German: windtreibend
Noun

carminative (plural carminatives)

  1. (medicine) a drug or substance that induces the releasing of gas from the digestive tract
    • 1926, Hope Mirrlees, Lud-in-the-Mist (Ch. 9):
      But Master Nathaniel was indifferent to these manifestations of unpopularity. Let mental suffering be intense enough, and it becomes a sort of carminative.



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