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farinaceous

1. having a mealy texture or appearance
2. containing starch
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farinaceous

[¦far·ə¦nā·shəs]
(biology)
Having a mealy surface covering.
(food engineering)
Containing starch or flour.
Having the texture of meal.
(geology)
Of a rock or sediment, having a texture that is mealy, soft, and friable, for example, a limestone or a pelagic ooze.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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