farinose

adjective
far·​i·​nose | \ ˈfarəˌnōs \

Definition of farinose

1a : yielding farina farinose roots
b : like farina especially in texture
2 : covered with a whitish mealy powder farinose leaves the farinose bodies of certain insects : mealy, farinaceous

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Other Words from farinose

farinosely adverb

History and Etymology for farinose

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

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“Farinose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/farinose. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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