farinaceous

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj farinaceous composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency "granular sugar","the photographs were grainy and indistinct","it left a mealy residue"
    • adj farinaceous resembling starch
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Farinaceous Consisting or made of meal or flour; as, a farinaceous diet.
    • Farinaceous Like meal; mealy; pertaining to meal; as, a farinaceous taste, smell, or appearance.
    • Farinaceous Yielding farina or flour; as, ffarinaceous seeds.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • farinaceous Consisting or made of meal or flour: as, a farinaceous diet, which consists of articles prepared from the meal or flour of the various species of corn or grain.
    • farinaceous Containing starch: as, farinaceous seeds.
    • farinaceous Pertaining to meal; of the nature of meal; mealy: as, a farinaceous taste or quality.
    • farinaceous Having a mealy appearance; covered with or as if with meal; characterized by something resembling meal: applied in pathology to certain eruptions in which the epidermis exfoliates in fine scales resembling farina.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Farinaceous mealy
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. farinaceus,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L.,—far.

Usage

In literature:

The greatest acquisitions were a beautiful pink farinaceous ascapous Primula, and a new genus of Hamamelideae.
"Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and TheNeighbouring Countries" by William Griffith
It was cooked as chestnuts are, but was pronounced more farinaceous and much nicer to eat.
"The Young Berringtons" by W.H.G. Kingston
When the Israelites were ill-content with the farinaceous manna they invoked Heaven to send them meat.
"Second Sight" by Sepharial
The first food taken should be farinaceous.
"Alcohol: A Dangerous and Unnecessary Medicine, How and Why" by Martha M. Allen
A woman who is engaged, is crammed with sweet fattening pills and farinaceous food.
"In the Tail of the Peacock" by Isabel Savory
The flesh is white and has a decided farinaceous odor and taste.
"The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise" by M. E. Hard
Milk and farinaceous aliments were the only articles of which he could make use without an aggravation of his disease.
"North American Medical and Surgical Journal, Vol. 2, No. 3, July, 1826" by Various
They have enough of farinaceous fare.
"Amaryllis at the Fair" by Richard Jefferies
After this, the food should consist of milk and farinaceous vegetables.
"Vegetable Diet: As Sanctioned by Medical Men, and by Experience in All Ages" by William Andrus Alcott
Tell cook not to send up two farinaceous puddings the same day.
"King of the Castle" by George Manville Fenn
All farinaceous diet provides the body with fat; all albumen substances, with flesh.
"Popular Books on Natural Science" by Aaron David Bernstein
When boiled or roasted these tubers have a rich, farinaceous, nutty flavor.
"The Nut Culturist" by Andrew S. Fuller
His diet should be liquid, consisting of milk, farinaceous food, and a moderate quantity of animal broths.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various
No dog can carry a heavy coat unless well nourished, and the old idea that farinaceous foods sufficed for this is exploded.
"A Manual of Toy Dogs" by Mrs. Leslie Williams
Avoid eating large quantities of meat, but give the preference to rice, and farinaceous foods generally.
"Taxidermy and Zoological Collecting" by William T. Hornaday
Farinaceous Substances, and preparations of.
"A Report on Washington Territory" by William Henry Ruffner
Grain-eating animals teach us how to eat grain; or at least, how to masticate farinaceous food.
"The Natural Cure of Consumption, Constipation, Bright's Disease, Neuralgia, Rheumatism," by Charles Edward Page
The Community live mostly upon farinaceous food; they drink principally water, sometimes herb tea.
"A Century of Science and Other Essays" by John Fiske
I had no difficulty anywhere in getting all the wheat bread and farinaceous dishes I wanted.
"The Iron Ration" by George Abel Schreiner
The fruit is of a farinaceous quality, but so bitter as to be useless for food.
"Woodland Gleanings" by Charles Tilt
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