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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Having or producing or covered with scale-like material adj. - Rough to the touch.

Usage examples (29)
  • Presently the other began to move towards him, waving a large misshapen hand which gleamed with a kind of scurfy whiteness; and he cried out unintelligible words, which...
  • +Stem+ 1 to 2½ inches long, 2 to 5 lines thick, stout, somewhat ribbed, or scurfy, with minute dots.
  • The hair falls off; a scurfy appearance of the skin is perceptible; and the animal is poor in condition and in milk.
  • Fronds oblong, two to seven inches long, deeply pinnátifid, gray and scurfy underneath with peltate scales having a dark center. for more
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