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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency; Resembling starch.

Usage examples (31)
  • The basis of all soup is stock, and in making stock we, of course, have to depend upon vegetables, fruit, or some kind of farinaceous food.
  • Macaroni is one of the most nutritious farinaceous foods.
  • The greatest acquisitions were a beautiful pink farinaceous ascapous
  • The roots are very farinaceous, and, when cooked, are highly esteemed. for more
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