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farinose

far·i·nose
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [far-uh-nohs]
    • /ˈfær əˌnoʊs/
    • /ˈfæ.rɪ.nəʊs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [far-uh-nohs]
    • /ˈfær əˌnoʊs/

Definitions of farinose word

  • adjective farinose yielding farina. 1
  • adjective farinose resembling farina; farinaceous. 1
  • adjective farinose covered with a mealy powder. 1
  • adjective farinose similar to or yielding farina 0
  • adjective farinose covered with very short hairs resembling a whitish mealy dust 0
  • adjective farinose producing farina 0

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Origin of farinose

First appearance:

before 1720
One of the 49% newest English words
First recorded in 1720-30, farinose is from the Late Latin word farīnōsus mealy. See farina, -ose1

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Parts of speech for Farinose

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

farinose popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 53% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 54% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

farinose usage trend in Literature

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