What does antiscorbutic mean?

antiscorbutic meaning in General Dictionary

Counteracting scurvy

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  • Counteracting scurvy.
  • an answer for scurvy.

antiscorbutic meaning in Etymology Dictionary

additionally anti-scorbutic, 1690s, from anti- + Modern Latin scorbutus "scurvy" (see scorbutic). From 1725 as an adjective.


antiscorbutic meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Counteracting scurvy.

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  • (letter.) An answer for scurvy.