MEALIER

MEALY

farinaceous, coarse-grained, grainy, granular, granulose, gritty, mealy

(adjective) composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency; “granular sugar”; “the photographs were grainy and indistinct”; “it left a mealy residue”

mealy

(adjective) containing meal or made of meal

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Adjective

mealier

comparative form of mealy

Anagrams

• Lemaire, e-mailer, emailer

Source: Wiktionary


MEALY

Meal"y, a. [Compar. Mealier; superl. Mealiest.]

1. Having the qualities of meal; resembling meal; soft, dry, and friable; easily reduced to a condition resembling meal; as, a mealy potato.

2. Overspread with something that resembles meal; as, the mealy wings of an insect. Shak. Mealy bug (Zoöl.), a scale insect (Coccus adonidum, and related species), covered with a white powderlike substance. It is a common pest in hothouses.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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