farinose

[ far-uh-nohs ]
/ ˈfær əˌnoʊs /
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adjective

yielding farina.
resembling farina; farinaceous.
covered with a mealy powder.

Nearby words

  1. faribault,
  2. faridabad,
  3. farina,
  4. farinaceous,
  5. farinelli,
  6. farkleberry,
  7. farl,
  8. farley,
  9. farley, james aloysius,
  10. farm

Origin of farinose

First recorded in 1720–30, farinose is from the Late Latin word farīnōsus mealy. See farina, -ose1

Related formsfar·i·nose·ly, adverb

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Examples 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

farinose

/ (ˈfærɪˌnəʊs, -ˌnəʊz) /

adjective

similar to or yielding farina
botany covered with very short hairs resembling a whitish mealy dust
Derived Formsfarinosely, adverb

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