Far`i*nose" (?), a. [L. farinosus: cf. F. farineux.]

1.

Yielding farinaa; as, farinose substances.

2. Bot. & Zool.

Civered with a sort of white, mealy powder, as the leaves of some poplars, and the body of certain insects; mealy.

 

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