pulverable

[ puhl-ver-uh-buh l ]
/ ˈpʌl vər ə bəl /

adjective

capable of being pulverized; pulverizable.

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Origin of pulverable

1650–60; obsolete pulver to pulverize (< Latin pulverāre) + -able

OTHER WORDS FROM pulverable

un·pul·ver·a·ble, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for pulverable

pulverable
/ (ˈpʌlvərəbəl) /

adjective

able to be pulverized
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