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powdery

[pou-duh-ree] /ˈpaʊ də ri/
adjective
1.
consisting of or resembling powder:
powdery sand; powdery clouds.
2.
easily reduced to powder:
powdery plaster.
3.
sprinkled or covered with or as with powder:
flowers powdery with pollen.
Origin of powdery
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English powdry. See powder1, -y1
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adj.

early 15c., from powder (n.) + -y (2).

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