farinose

farinose

[far-uh-nohs]
adjective
1.
yielding farina.
2.
resembling farina; farinaceous.
3.
covered with a mealy powder.

Origin:
1720–30; < Late Latin farīnōsus mealy. See farina, -ose1

farinosely, adverb
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To farinose
Collins
World English Dictionary
farinose (ˈfærɪˌnəʊs, -ˌnəʊz)
 
adj
1.  similar to or yielding farina
2.  botany covered with very short hairs resembling a whitish mealy dust
 
'farinosely
 
adv

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature