scurvy grass

noun

Definition of scurvy grass

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

First Known Use of scurvy grass

circa 1597


Medical Dictionary

scurvy grass

noun

medical Definition of scurvy grass

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

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