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scorbutic

scorbutic

adjective scor·bu·tic \skr-ˈbyü-tik\

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

Rhymes with SCORBUTIC

scorbutic

adjective scor·bu·tic \skr-ˈbyüt-ik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SCORBUTIC

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

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