scabrid

Derived Formsscabridity (skəˈbrɪdɪtɪ), noun

Word Origin for scabrid

C19: see scabrous
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Examples from the Web for scabrid

Historical Examples of scabrid

  • Very like a Poa when opened out, but the leaves are scabrid at the sheaths.

    Grasses

    H. Marshall Ward

  • Leaves narrower, flat, tending to roll up, scabrid above and hairy beneath.

    Grasses

    H. Marshall Ward

  • The first glume is oblong-lanceolate, 5-nerved, pitted above the middle, with recurved margins and scabrid keels and nerves.

    A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses

    Rai Bahadur K. Ranga Achariyar

  • The first glume is lanceolate, acute, shorter than the second, with a keel which is scabrid.

    A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses

    Rai Bahadur K. Ranga Achariyar

  • The second glume is lanceolate, acuminate, equal to or a little longer than the third glume with a scabrid keel.

    A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses

    Rai Bahadur K. Ranga Achariyar