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scorbutic

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adjective scor·bu·tic \skȯr-ˈbyü-tik\

Definition of scorbutic

  1. :  of, relating to, producing, or affected with scurvy



Origin and Etymology of scorbutic

New Latin scorbuticus, from scorbutus scurvy, probably of Germanic origin; akin to Old English scurf scurf


First Known Use: 1655

Rhymes with scorbutic


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scorbutic

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adjective scor·bu·tic \skȯr-ˈbyüt-ik\

Medical Definition of scorbutic

  1. :  of, relating to, producing, or affected with scurvy <a scorbutic diet>




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