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Noun: arnica  aa(r)-ni-ku
  1. Used especially in treating bruises
     
  2. Any of various rhizomatous usually perennial plants of the genus Arnica
     
  3. An ointment used in treating bruises

Derived forms: arnicas

Type of: balm, herb, herbaceous plant, ointment, salve, tincture, unction, unguent

Part of: Arnica montana, genus Arnica

Encyclopedia: Arnica