pulverulent


pul·ver·u·lent

adjective \ˌpəl-ˈver-yə-lənt, -ˈver-ə-\

Definition of PULVERULENT

1
:  consisting of or reducible to fine powder
2
:  being or looking dusty :  crumbly

Origin of PULVERULENT

Latin pulverulentus dusty, from pulver-, pulvis
First Known Use: circa 1656

Rhymes with PULVERULENT

pul·ver·u·lent

adjective \ˌpəl-ˈver-(y)ə-lənt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PULVERULENT

1
: consisting of or reducible to fine powder
2
: being or looking dusty

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