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powdery

adjective pow·dery \ˈpa-də-rē\

: like powder

: covered with powder

Full Definition of POWDERY

1
a :  resembling or consisting of powder <powdery snow>
b :  easily reduced to powder :  crumbling
2
:  covered with or as if with powder

Examples of POWDERY

  1. the beach's powdery white sand
  2. We skied down the powdery slopes.

First Known Use of POWDERY

15th century

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