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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Adjective- Consisting of or covered with flaky particles.

Usage examples (4)
  • It is also used medicinally as a laxative, and is by some preferred to castor oil; also as an application to furfuraceous eruptions.
  • They are very slender, tubular, the mouth somewhat enlarged, the margin of the tubes pale cream color and minutely mealy or furfuraceous, with numerous irregular,...
  • Leaves 2-3 inches long, semi-cor - date, acuminate, bright, green, shining, hispid above, fflabrous beneath, but covered with minute furfuraceous scales, visible with...
  • The harsh, dry skin, epidermic and papillary hypertrophy, the furfuraceous or plate-like scaliness, the greater development upon the extensor surfaces, a history of the... for more
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