[fur-fyuh-rey-shuh s, -fuh-]
- of or containing bran
- resembling bran; branlike.
- scaly; scurfy.
Origin of furfuraceous
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The stem is stuffed, tapering downward, whitish, furfuraceous near the cap.The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise
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- relating to or resembling bran
- med resembling dandruff; scaly
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- Made of or covered with scaly particles, such as dandruff.
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