Definition of scorbutic
: of, relating to, producing, or affected with scurvy
Origin of scorbutic
New Latin scorbuticus, from scorbutus scurvy, probably of Germanic origin; akin to Old English scurf scurf
First Known Use: 1655
Medical Definition of scorbutic
: of, relating to, producing, or affected with scurvy <a scorbutic diet>
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