- covered with a frostlike bloom or powdery secretion, as a plant surface.
Origin of pruinose
Examples from the Web for pruinose
Historical Examples of pruinose
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.
Pruinose, Pruinate, frosted; covered with a powder like hoar-frost.The Elements of Botany
The cuticle is sometimes covered with fibres, or with a bloom upon it (pruinose).Among the Mushrooms
Ellen M. Dallas and Caroline A. Burgin
Spring-shoots slender, pruinose; branchlets very pliant and tough, summer-shoots abundant.
- botany coated with a powdery or waxy bloom