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scurvy

noun [U] uk   /ˈskɜː.vi/ us    /ˈskɝː-/
an illness of the body tissues that is caused by not having enough vitamin C
Translations of “scurvy”
in Spanish Escorbuto…
in Chinese (Traditional) (由於缺乏維生素C引起的)壞血病…
in Chinese (Simplified) (由于缺乏维生素C引起的)坏血病…
(Definition of scurvy from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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