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pulverulent

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adjective pul·ver·u·lent \ˌpəl-ˈver-yə-lənt, -ˈver-ə-\

Definition of pulverulent

  1. 1 :  consisting of or reducible to fine powder

  2. 2 :  being or looking dusty :  crumbly



Origin and Etymology of pulverulent

Latin pulverulentus dusty, from pulver-, pulvis


First Known Use: circa 1656


Medical Dictionary

pulverulent

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adjective pul·ver·u·lent \ˌpəl-ˈver-(y)ə-lənt\

Medical Definition of pulverulent

  1. 1:  consisting of or reducible to fine powder

  2. 2:  being or looking dusty




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