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scurvy grass

noun

Definition of scurvy grass

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



Circa 1597

First Known Use of scurvy grass

circa 1597


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scurvy grass

noun

Medical Definition of scurvy grass

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




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