Scattered Scat"tered, a. 1. Dispersed; dissipated; sprinkled, or loosely spread. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) Irregular in position; having no regular order; as, scattered leaves. [1913 Webster] -- {Scat"tered*ly}, adv. -- {Scat"tered*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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