adjective Botany, Zoology.
Examples from the Web for pruinose
Pruinose, Pruinate, frosted; covered with a powder like hoar-frost.The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray
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
The stem is slender, wavy, same color as the pileus, pruinose at the apex.The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise|M. E. Hard
Spring-shoots multinodal, pruinose; branchlets pliant and tough.
Spring-shoots slender, pruinose; branchlets very pliant and tough, summer-shoots abundant.