Definition for SCOR-BU'TIC, or SCOR-BU'TIC-AL

SCOR-BU'TIC, or SCOR-BU'TIC-AL, a. [Fr. scorbutique, from L. scorbutus, the scurvy. See Scurf, Scurvy.]

  1. Affected or diseased with scurvy; as, a scorbutic person.
  2. Pertaining to scurvy, or partaking of its nature; as, scorbutic complaints or symptoms.
  3. Subject to scurvy, as, a scorbutic habit.

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