Meaning of scabious

sca•bi•ous

Pronunciation: (skā'bē-us), [key]
— adj.
  1. covered with or consisting of scabs; scabby.
  2. pertaining to or of the nature of scabies.

sca•bi•ous

Pronunciation: (skā'bē-us), [key]
— n.
  1. Also calledany of various plants belonging to the genus Scabiosa, of the teasel family, having opposite leaves and often showy flower heads in a variety of colors.
  2. any of various similar or related plants.
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