scorbutic

adjective
scor·​bu·​tic | \skȯr-ˈbyü-tik \

Definition of scorbutic 

: of, relating to, producing, or affected with scurvy

First Known Use of scorbutic

1655, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for scorbutic

New Latin scorbuticus, from scorbutus scurvy, probably of Germanic origin; akin to Old English scurf scurf

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scorbutic

adjective
scor·​bu·​tic | \skȯr-ˈbyüt-ik \

Medical Definition of scorbutic 

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

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