Meaning of nervine

nerv•ine

Pronunciation: (nûr'vēn, -vīn), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or pertaining to the nerves.
  2. acting on or relieving disorders of the nerves; soothing the nerves.
—n.
  1. a nervine medicine.
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