adjective Botany, Zoology.
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Words nearby pruinose
Example sentences from the Web for pruinose
The stem is short, bluish below, tinged with brown above, somewhat pruinose.
The stem is long and slender, equal or slightly tapering upward, usually curved; pruinose or mealy.
Spring-shoots slender, pruinose; branchlets very pliant and tough, summer-shoots abundant.
Spring-shoots conspicuously pruinose, uninodal or not infrequently multinodal.
Pollen: a dusty or pruinose surface covering which is easily rubbed off; used mostly in Diptera.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith