Definitions for scabiousˈskeɪ bi əs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. scabious, scabiosa(noun)

    any of various plants of the genus Scabiosa


  1. scabious(Noun)

    any of various herbaceous plants of the genus Scabiosa

  2. scabious(Adjective)

    having scabs

  3. scabious(Adjective)

    of or pertaining to scabies

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scabious(adj)

    consisting of scabs; rough; itchy; leprous; as, scabious eruptions

  2. Scabious(adj)

    any plant of the genus Scabiosa, several of the species of which are common in Europe. They resemble the Compositae, and have similar heads of flowers, but the anthers are not connected

  3. Origin: [L. scabiosus, from scabies the scab: cf. F. scabieux.]

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