scorbutic







scorbutic


adjective Pathology.

  1. pertaining to, of the nature of, or affected with scurvy.

adjective

  1. of, relating to, or having scurvy

adj.1650s, from Modern Latin scorbuticus “pertaining to scurvy,” from scorbutus “scurvy,” from French scorbut, apparently of Dutch (scheurbuik) or Low German (Scharbock) origin; see scurvy. Scorbute “scurvy” is attested from 1590s, from French. adj.

  1. Of, relating to, resembling, or affected by scurvy.

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