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Definition 1: (botany) a covering that resembles scales or bran that covers some plant parts - [noun denoting object]

(scurf is a kind of ...) a small fragment of something broken off from the whole

"a bit of rock caught him in the eye"

(scurf belongs to category ...) the branch of biology that studies plants

Definition 2: a thin flake of dead epidermis shed from the surface of the skin - [noun denoting object]

Synonyms for scurf in the sense of this definition

(scurf is a kind of ...) a small fragment of something broken off from the whole

"a bit of rock caught him in the eye"

(... is a kind of scurf ) small scales from animal skins or hair or bird feathers that can cause allergic reactions in some people

(... is a kind of scurf ) loose scales shed from the scalp

"I could see the dandruff on her shoulders"

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