What does scabious mean?

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ˈskeɪ bi əsscabi·ous

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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.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Scabious

    skā′bi-us, adj. scabby: scurfy: itchy.—n. Scabred′ity, roughness: ruggedness.—adj. Scā′brid, rough.—n. Scabrit′ies, a morbid roughness of the inner surface of the eyelid.—adj. Scā′brous, rough to the touch, like a file: rugged: covered with little points: harsh: unmusical.—n. Scā′brousness. [L. scabiosusscabies, the itch.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of scabious in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of scabious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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