Pulveraceous Pul`ver*a"ceous, a. (Bot.) Having a finely powdered surface; pulverulent. [1913 Webster]

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  • pulveraceous — pulveraceous, a. Bot. and Zool. (pʌlvəˈreɪʃəs) [f. L. pulver em powder, dust + aceous.] Covered or sprinkled with powder; pulverulent. Gray in Webster …   Useful english dictionary

  • pulverize —   v.t. reduce to powder or fragments; grind; smash.    ♦ pulveraceous, pulverous, pulverulent, a. covered with dust; dusty; crumbling into dust.    ♦ pulverulence, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

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