paleaceous

adjective
pa·​le·​a·​ceous | \ ¦pālē¦āshəs \

Definition of paleaceous

: covered with or resembling chaffy scales

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History and Etymology for paleaceous

New Latin palea + English -aceous

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“Paleaceous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paleaceous. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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