Scarify vs Scorify - What's the difference?

scarify | scorify |


As verbs the difference between scarify and scorify

is that scarify is (obsolete|or|nonstandard) to scar while scorify is to reduce an ore to scoria.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

scarify

English

Verb

  • (obsolete, or, nonstandard) To scar.
  • (obsolete, or, nonstandard) Denude, or lay waste to.
  • (horticulture) To remove thatch (build-up of organic matter on the soil) from a lawn, to dethatch.
  • (horticulture) To damage the testa (seed coat) of a seed by cutting, scraping, chemicals, hot water, or fire to allow permeation of water and faster germination.
  • scorify

    English

    Verb

  • To reduce an ore to scoria.