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  1. scurvy

    • IPA[ˈskərvē]

    美式

    • n.
      a disease caused by a deficiency of vitamin C, characterized by swollen bleeding gums and the opening of previously healed wounds, which particularly affected poorly nourished sailors until the end of the 18th century
    • adj.
      worthless or contemptible
    • noun: scurvy

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    • 相關詞

    名詞

    • 1. a disease caused by a deficiency of vitamin C, characterized by swollen bleeding gums and the opening of previously healed wounds, which particularly affected poorly nourished sailors until the end of the 18th century the ravages of scurvy the curative effects on scurvy victims

    形容詞

    • 1. archaic worthless or contemptible that was a scurvy trick
    • n.
      a small European plant with fleshy tar-flavored leaves, growing near the sea. It is rich in ...

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a small European plant with fleshy tar-flavoured leaves, growing near the sea. It is rich in ...

    Oxford Dictionary

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    • IPA[ˈskəːvi]

    英式

    • n.
      a disease caused by a deficiency of vitamin C, characterized by swollen bleeding gums and the ... the ravages of scurvy the curative effects on scurvy victims
    • adj.
      worthless or contemptible: that was a scurvy trick

    Oxford Dictionary