- of flour
- like flour in color or texture; powdery or white
- covered with flour
(comparative flourier, superlative flouriest)
- Resembling flour.
- These mashed potatoes have a floury texture.
- Covered in flour.
- The baker wiped his floury hands on his apron.
- It's no surprise that cakes, cookies, and all the other floury snacks contain gluten.
- It is an important part of the manufacture, because the finished cement should be as fine and "floury" as possible.
- In the common wheats the chaffscales are boat-shaped, ovoid, of the consistence of parchment, and shorter than the spikelet; the seed is usually floury, opaque, white, and easily broken.
- In the turgid wheats the glumes have long awns, and the seed is turgid and floury, as in the common wheats.
- As illustrating the fact of the occasional instability of these variations, Professor Church mentions that a single grain will be sometimes horny and partly opaque and floury, in which case its composition will correspond with its aspect.