lepidote, leprose, scabrous, scaly, scurfy(adj)
rough to the touch; covered with scales or scurf
dealing with salacious or indecent material
"a scabrous novel"
covered with scales or scabs, or otherwise extremely rough
After the incident with the gasoline, Noel's burnt arm remained scabrous, and was susceptible to infections.
having indecent sexual content or connotation, rough
The novel was a flagrantly scabrous bodice-ripper, and Rachael was ashamed to read it in public.
rough to the touch, like a file; having small raised dots, scales, or points; scabby; scurfy; scaly
fig.: Harsh; unmusical
Origin: [L. scabrosus, fr. scaber rough: cf. F. scabreux.]
The numerical value of scabrous in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of scabrous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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