Farinose meaning

făr'ə-nōs'
Covered with mealy dust or powder.

A farinose calyx.

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Producing farina.
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Full of meal; mealy.
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Producing or covered with a powderlike substance.
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Covered with mealy dust or powder.

A farinose calyx.

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Yielding or related to farina; as, farinose substances.
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(botany, zoology) Covered with a sort of white, mealy powder, as the leaves of some poplars, and the body of certain insects; mealy.
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Origin of farinose

Late Latin farīnōsus mealy from Latin farīna farina farina