[ far-uh-nohs ]
/ ˈfær əˌnoʊs /
resembling farina; farinaceous.
covered with a mealy powder.
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Origin of farinose
OTHER WORDS FROM farinosefar·i·nose·ly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for farinose
Other preparations of wheat somewhat similar in character are farinose, germlet, etc.Science in the Kitchen.|Mrs. E. E. Kellogg
British Dictionary definitions for farinose
/ (ˈfærɪˌnəʊs, -ˌnəʊz) /
similar to or yielding farina
botany covered with very short hairs resembling a whitish mealy dust
Derived forms of farinosefarinosely, adverb
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