farinaceous

adjective
far·​i·​na·​ceous | \ ˌfer-ə-ˈnā-shəs How to pronounce farinaceous (audio) , ˌfa-rə- \

Definition of farinaceous

1 : having a mealy texture or surface
2 : containing or rich in starch

First Known Use of farinaceous

1646, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Farinaceous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/farinaceous. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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farinaceous

adjective
far·​i·​na·​ceous | \ ˌfar-ə-ˈnā-shəs How to pronounce farinaceous (audio) \

Medical Definition of farinaceous

1 : containing or rich in starch
2 : having a mealy texture or surface

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