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Origin of pulverulent
OTHER WORDS FROM pulverulentpul·ver·u·lence, nounpul·ver·u·lent·ly, adverb
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Occasionally earthy and pulverulent beds pass into compact limestone or hard granular dolomite.A Manual of Elementary Geology|Charles Lyell.
In the hollows the soil appears rich, dark, and pulverulent, with much admixture of unformed bird-guano.Narrative Of The Voyage Of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Commanded By The Late Captain Owen Stanley, R.N., F.R.S. Etc. During The Years 1846-1850. Including Discoveries And Surveys In New Guinea, The Louisiade Archipelago, Etc. To Which Is Added The Account Of Mr. E.B. Kennedy's Expedition For The Exploration Of The Cape York Peninsula. By John Macgillivray, F.R.G.S. Naturalist To The Expedition. In Two Volumes. Volume 1.|John MacGillivray
Most gelatinous, pulverulent, and crystalline precipitates are of this nature.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
The diffusion of these fruits is more or less complete according to their compact or pulverulent nature.Fungi: Their Nature and Uses|Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
They have, like the Quail, the pulverulent instinct, and run with remarkable swiftness.Reptiles and Birds|Louis Figuier