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scurfy

[skur-fee] /ˈskɜr fi/
adjective, scurfier, scurfiest.
1.
resembling, producing, or covered with or as if with scurf.
Origin
1475-1485
1475-85; scurf + -y1
Can be confused
scurfy, scurvy.
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Examples for scurfy
  • Cotyledons ovate to spatulate and scurfy on the lower surface.

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