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