farinose

adjective far·i·nose \ ˈfarəˌnōs \

Definition of farinose

1 a : 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

farinosely

adverb

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Origin and Etymology of farinose

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


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