Scurvy grass

Definition of Scurvy grass

(Bot.) A kind of cress (Cochlearia officinalis) growing along the seacoast of Northern Europe and in arctic regions. It is a remedy for the scurvy, and has proved a valuable food to arctic explorers. The name is given also to other allied species of plants.

See also: Scurvy

Related Words

Cochlearia, Cochlearia officinalis, common scurvy grass, cress, cress plant, genus Cochlearia
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