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farinaceous

[far-uh-ney-shuh s] /ˌfær əˈneɪ ʃəs/
adjective
1.
consisting or made of flour or meal, as food.
2.
containing or yielding starch, as seeds; starchy.
3.
mealy in appearance or nature.
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50; < Latin farīnāceus. See farina, -aceous
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  • The gastric juice has probably no action on farinaceous substances.
British Dictionary definitions for farinaceous

farinaceous

/ˌfærɪˈneɪʃəs/
adjective
1.
consisting or made of starch, such as bread, macaroni, and potatoes
2.
having a mealy texture or appearance
3.
containing starch: farinaceous seeds
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Word Origin and History for farinaceous
adj.

1640s, from Late Latin farinaceus, from farina (see farina).

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farinaceous in Medicine

farinaceous far·i·na·ceous (fār'ə-nā'shəs)
adj.
Made from, rich in, or consisting of starch.

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