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British Dictionary definitions for scur


  1. vet science a small unattached growth of horn at the site of a normal horn in cattle
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  • Perhaps from the Anglo-Saxon scur, a heavy shower, a sudden squall.

    The Sailor's Word-Book

    William Henry Smyth

  • Scur′viness, state of being scurvy: meanness; Scur′vy-grass, a genus of cruciferous plants, efficacious in curing scurvy.