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Adjective: scurvy  skur-vee
  1. Of the most contemptible kind
    "a scurvy trick";
    - abject, low, low-down, miserable, scummy
Noun: scurvy  skur-vee
  1. A condition caused by deficiency of ascorbic acid (vitamin C)
    - scorbutus

Derived forms: scurvies

See also: contemptible

Type of: avitaminosis, hypovitaminosis

Encyclopedia: Scurvy