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Etymology 1[edit]

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scabious (comparative more scabious, superlative most scabious)

  1. having scabs
  2. of or pertaining to scabies

Etymology 2[edit]

These plants were once used to treat scabies.


scabious (plural scabiouses)

  1. Any of various herbaceous plants of the genus Scabiosa.
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