Pow"der*y (?), a.

1.

Easily crumbling to pieces; friable; loose; as, a powdery spar.

2.

Sprinkled or covered with powder; dusty; as, the powdery bloom on plums.

3.

Resembling powder; consisting of powder.

"The powdery snow."

Wordsworth.

 

© Webster 1913.

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