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furfuraceous

[fur-fyuh-rey-shuh s, -fuh-] /ˌfɜr fyəˈreɪ ʃəs, -fə-/
adjective
1.
of or containing bran.
2.
resembling bran; branlike.
3.
scaly; scurfy.
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50; < Late Latin furfurāceus. See furfur, -aceous
Related forms
furfuraceously, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for furfuraceous

furfuraceous

/ˌfɜːfjʊˈreɪʃəs; -fəˈreɪ-/
adjective
1.
relating to or resembling bran
2.
(med) resembling dandruff; scaly
Derived Forms
furfuraceously, adverb
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furfuraceous in Medicine

furfuraceous fur·fu·ra·ceous (fûr'fə-rā'shəs, -fyə-)
adj.
Made of or covered with scaly particles, such as dandruff.

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