consisting or made of flour or meal, as food.
containing or yielding starch, as seeds; starchy.
mealy in appearance or nature.
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How to use farinaceous in a sentence
The skin was very thin; the pulp farinaceous, white, and of a good taste.
After this, the food should consist of milk and farinaceous vegetables.
Animal food, as I have shown elsewhere, is not so nutritious as some of the farinaceous vegetables.
And if this oil tends to induce disease, and farinaceous food does not, why should not animal food be excluded?
This species of farinaceous food is much used, and is fast coming into vogue.
British Dictionary definitions for farinaceous
consisting or made of starch, such as bread, macaroni, and potatoes
having a mealy texture or appearance
containing starch: farinaceous seeds
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