farinose

adjective far·i·nose \ˈfarəˌnōs\

Definition of farinose

  1. 1a :  yielding farina farinose roots b :  like farina especially in texture

  2. 2 :  covered with a whitish mealy powder farinose leaves the farinose bodies of certain insects :  mealy, farinaceous

farinosely

adverb

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Origin and Etymology of farinose

Late Latin farinosus mealy, from Latin farina + -osus -ose


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