Pruinous Pru"i*nous, a. Frosty; pruinose. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • pruinous — a. See pruinate …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • pruinous — pru·i·nous …   English syllables

  • pruinous — ˈprüənəs adjective Etymology: Latin pruinosus covered with frost : frosty, pruinose …   Useful english dictionary

  • pruinate — a.; (also pruinose, pruinous) Frosty, frosted …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • pruinose —   a. bearing whitish dust; hoary.    ♦ pruinescence, n.    ♦ pruinous, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”