scurfy

[skur-fee]
adjective, scurfier, scurfiest.
resembling, producing, or covered with or as if with scurf.

Origin:
1475–85; scurf + -y1

scurfy, scurvy.
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scurf (skɜːf)
 
n
1.  another name for dandruff
2.  flaky or scaly matter adhering to or peeling off a surface
 
[Old English scurf; related to Old Norse skurfōttr scurfy, Old High German scorf, Danish skurv]
 
'scurfy
 
adj

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Cotyledons ovate to spatulate and scurfy on the lower surface.
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