epipastic

[ ep-uh-pas-tik ]

adjective
  1. suitable for use as a dusting powder.

noun
  1. an epipastic substance or preparation.

Origin of epipastic

1
1700–10; <Greek epípast(os) sprinkled over (verbid of epipássein, equivalent to epi-epi- + pássein to sprinkle) + -ic

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