Definitions for scabiousˈskeɪ bi əs
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any of various plants of the genus Scabiosa
any of various herbaceous plants of the genus Scabiosa
of or pertaining to scabies
consisting of scabs; rough; itchy; leprous; as, scabious eruptions
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
Origin: [L. scabiosus, from scabies the scab: cf. F. scabieux.]
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