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epipastic

[ ep-uh-pas-tik ]
/ ˌɛp əˈpæs tɪk /
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adjective

suitable for use as a dusting powder.

noun

an epipastic substance or preparation.

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Origin of epipastic

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