skørbug

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse skyrbjúgr (scurvy), possibly from Middle Low German schorbūk, from Medieval Latin scorbutus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /skørbuː/, [ˈsɡ̊øɐ̯ˌb̥uːˀ]

Noun[edit]

skørbug c (singular definite skørbugen, not used in plural form)

  1. scurvy (deficiency of vitamin C)

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