Scorbutical
Scorbutic Scor*bu"tic, Scorbutical Scor*bu"tic*al, a. [Cf. F. scorbutique.] (Med.) Of or pertaining to scurvy; of the nature of, or resembling, scurvy; diseased with scurvy; as, a scorbutic person; scorbutic complaints or symptoms. -- {Scor*bu"tic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • scorbutical — adj. pertaining to scurvy; suffering from scurvy (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • scorbutical — scor·bu·ti·cal …   English syllables

  • scorbutical — adjective see scorbutic …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scorbutic — Scor*bu tic, Scorbutical Scor*bu tic*al, a. [Cf. F. scorbutique.] (Med.) Of or pertaining to scurvy; of the nature of, or resembling, scurvy; diseased with scurvy; as, a scorbutic person; scorbutic complaints or symptoms. {Scor*bu tic*al*ly}, adv …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scorbutically — Scorbutic Scor*bu tic, Scorbutical Scor*bu tic*al, a. [Cf. F. scorbutique.] (Med.) Of or pertaining to scurvy; of the nature of, or resembling, scurvy; diseased with scurvy; as, a scorbutic person; scorbutic complaints or symptoms. {Scor*bu… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scorbutic — scorbutically, adv. /skawr byooh tik/, adj. Pathol. pertaining to, of the nature of, or affected with scurvy. Also, scorbutical. [1645 55; < NL scorbuticus, equiv. to ML scorbut(us) scurvy ( MLG scorbûk) + icus IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • scorbutic — /skɔˈbjutɪk / (say skaw byoohtik) adjective relating to, of the nature of, or affected with scurvy. Also, scorbutical. {New Latin scorbūticus, from Medieval Latin scorbūtus scurvy, apparently from Dutch scheurbot (now scheurbuik)} …   Australian English dictionary

  • scorbutic — [skôr byo͞ot′ik] adj. [ModL scorbuticus < ML scorbutus, scurvy < Russ skrobotŭ, akin to skórbnut, to wither, grow ill < IE * (s)kerb(h) > SHARP, SCURF] of, like, or having scurvy: also scorbutical …   English World dictionary

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