Definition of vulnerary in English:

vulnerary

Pronunciation /ˈvəlnəˌrerē/ /ˈvəlnəˌrɛri/

adjective

archaic
  • (of a drug, plant, etc.) of use in the healing of wounds.

    ‘The main use of comfrey through the centuries has been as a vulnerary remedy.’
    ‘Obviously from the above, scabious is expectorant, alterative, vulnerary and astringent.’
    healing, therapeutic, medicinal, remedial, curing, corrective

nounvulneraries

archaic
  • A medicine used in the healing of wounds.

    ‘Topically it is applied as an oil or salve as a vulnerary for the treatment of wounds and injuries.’
    ‘These homeopathic agents, known as vulneraries, can promote the healing of wounds, injuries, bites, traumas, and related conditions.’

Origin

Late 16th century from Latin vulnerarius, from vulnus ‘wound’.

Pronunciation

vulnerary

/ˈvəlnəˌrerē/ /ˈvəlnəˌrɛri/