Definición de scurf en inglés:

scurf

Saltos de línea: scurf
Pronunciación: /skəːf
 
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sustantivo

[mass noun]
1Flakes on the surface of the skin that form as fresh skin develops below, occurring especially as dandruff.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • If your horse has a lot of winter scurf, you may want to give him a bath prior to clipping (its amazing how much easier the clipper blades go through clean hair).
  • I can only think that fungus is involved somewhere along the line, perhaps an accumulation of dead cells / scurf / mould in the area under the dewlap so often overlooked in the shower.
  • He spends most of that time at the creek, ‘washing off the plantation scurf.’
1.1A flaky deposit on a plant resulting from a fungal infection.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • One of these is Rhizoctonia, the fungus which causes stem canker and black scurf.

Origen

late Old English sceorf, from the base of sceorfan 'gnaw', sceorfian 'cut to shreds'.

Derivativos

scurfy

adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Clueless old men in the government, scratching their scurfy scalps, going, ‘Huh-yup, dat's what dem foreigner's'll like’.
  • It's a concept with which both Meg and Howard would be well at home and would send a clear message to the scurfy down-market low-income brigade and their fellow-travellers.
  • The child stared into the dry dish where his water once overflowed, and his stone flesh turned scurfy and cracked with dried algae like the sear and yellow skin of an old man.

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