scarious

adjective
scar·​i·​ous | \ ˈsker-ē-əs How to pronounce scarious (audio) \

Definition of scarious

: dry and membranous in texture a scarious bract

First Known Use of scarious

circa 1806, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for scarious

New Latin scariosus

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“Scarious.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scarious. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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