Scarious meaning

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Thin, membranous, and dry.

Scarious bracts.

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(bot.) Dry, thin, membranous, and not green, as some bracts.
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Thin, membranous, and dry.

Scarious bracts.

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(botany) Thin, dry, membranous, and not green.

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Origin of scarious

  • New Latin scariōsus

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • French scarieux. Compare scary.

    From Wiktionary