American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A white, crystalline vitamin, C6H8O6, found in citrus fruits, tomatoes, potatoes, and leafy green vegetables and used to prevent scurvy. Also called vitamin C.
- n. chemistry A white crystalline organic compound, C6H8O6, found in citrus fruits and many vegetables; it is an antioxidant and an efficient scavenger of free radicals.
- n. a vitamin found in fresh fruits (especially citrus fruits) and vegetables; prevents scurvy
- a-1 + scorb(ut)ic. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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