(comparative more scorbutical, superlative most scorbutical)
- Alternative form of scorbutic.
Variant of scorbutic
of, like, or having scurvy
Origin of scorbuticModern Latin scorbuticus ; from Medieval Latin scorbutus, scurvy ; from Russian skrobotŭ, akin to skórbnut, to wither, grow ill ; from Indo-European an unverified form (s)kerb(h)- from source sharp, scurf