Furfuraceous definition

fûrfə-rāshəs, -fyə-
Made of or covered with scaly, branlike particles.
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Of or like bran.
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Covered with dandruff.
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Made of or covered with scaly, branlike particles.
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Made of bran.
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Resembling bran; having or characterised by small flakes that resemble bran; resembling dandruff.
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Origin of furfuraceous

  • From Late Latin furfurāceus branlike, scaly Latin furfur bran Latin -āceus -aceous

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin furfur (“bran”) + English -aceous.

    From Wiktionary