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farinose

[far-uh-nohs] /ˈfær əˌnoʊs/
adjective
1.
yielding farina.
2.
resembling farina; farinaceous.
3.
covered with a mealy powder.
Origin
1720-1730
1720-30; < Late Latin farīnōsus mealy. See farina, -ose1
Related forms
farinosely, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for farinose

farinose

/ˈfærɪˌnəʊs; -ˌnəʊz/
adjective
1.
similar to or yielding farina
2.
(botany) covered with very short hairs resembling a whitish mealy dust
Derived Forms
farinosely, adverb
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