Meaning of carminative

car•min•a•tive

Pronunciation: (kär-min'u-tiv, kär'mu-nā"tiv), [key]
— n.
  1. a drug causing expulsion of gas from the stomach or bowel.
—adj.
  1. expelling gas from the body; relieving flatulence.
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