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pruinose

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adjective pru·i·nose \ˈprü-ə-ˌnōs\

Definition of pruinose

  1. :  covered with whitish dust or bloom <pruinose stems>



Origin and Etymology of pruinose

Latin pruinosus covered with hoarfrost, from pruina hoarfrost — more at freeze


First Known Use: circa 1826


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