scurvy grass


scurvy grass

noun

Definition of SCURVY GRASS

:  a cruciferous herb (as Cochlearia officinalis) formerly used in preventing or treating scurvy

First Known Use of SCURVY GRASS

circa 1597

scurvy grass

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SCURVY GRASS

: a cress (as Cochlearia officinalis) formerly believed useful in preventing or treating scurvy

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