mealiness

mealy

[mee-lee]
adjective, mealier, mealiest.
1.
having the qualities of meal; powdery; soft, dry, and crumbly: mealy potatoes; a mealy stone.
2.
of or containing meal; farinaceous: baked fish with a mealy crust.
3.
covered with or as if with meal or powder: flowers mealy with their pollen.
4.
flecked as if with meal; spotty: horses with mealy hides.
5.
pale; sallow: a mealy complexion.

Origin:
1525–35; meal2 + -y1

mealiness, noun
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mealy (ˈmiːlɪ)
 
adj , mealier, mealiest
1.  resembling meal; powdery
2.  containing or consisting of meal or grain
3.  sprinkled or covered with meal or similar granules
4.  (esp of horses) spotted; mottled
5.  pale in complexion
6.  short for mealy-mouthed
 
'mealiness
 
n

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mealy
"resembling or consisting of meal," 1530s, from meal (2) + -y.
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