Furfurous Fur"fu*rous, a. Made of bran; furfuraceous. [R.] ``Furfurous bread.'' --Sydney Smith. [1913 Webster]

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  • furfurous — fur·fu·rous …   English syllables

  • furfurous — ˈfərf(y)ərəs adjective Etymology: Latin furfurosus resembling bran, from furfur + osus ous archaic : furfuraceous …   Useful english dictionary

  • furfuraceous — a. 1. Scurfy, branny, scaly, scabby, lentiginous. 2. Made of bran, bran, branny, full of bran, furfurous …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • furfur —   n. scurf.    ♦ furfuraceous, furfurous, a.    ♦ furfuration, n. falling of dandruff …   Dictionary of difficult words

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