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scurvy meaning

EN[-ɜː(ɹ)vi]
WScurvy
  • Scurvy is a disease resulting from a deficiency of vitamin C,
  • Scurvy was at one time common among sailors,
  • While today scurvy is known to be caused by a nutritional deficiency,
  • Treatment by fresh food, particularly citrus fruit, was periodically implemented,
scurvy

Meaning of scurvy for the defined word.

Grammatically, this word "scurvy" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adjectives
      • Nouns
        • Countable nouns
          • Singularia tantum
            • Uncountable nouns
        Difficultness: Level 4
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        Easy     ➨     Difficult
        Definiteness: Level 7
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        Definite    ➨     Versatile
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