Pronunciation: (al"ku-hô'lik, -hol'ik), [key]
1. of, pertaining to, or of the nature of alcohol.
2. containing or using alcohol.
3. caused by alcohol.
4. suffering from alcoholism.
5. preserved in alcohol.
1. Pathol.a person suffering from alcoholism.
2. a person addicted to intoxicating drinks.
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