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farinaceous Line breaks: far¦in|aceous
Pronunciation: /ˌfarɪˈneɪʃəs/

Definition of farinaceous in English:


Consisting of or containing starch: farinaceous foods
More example sentences
  • But slaves were given only 4-6 qt of farinaceous food weekly if their provision grounds proved unproductive.
  • The Japanese cook their noodles thoroughly, but these had taken on the white edge farinaceous food gets when left sitting in liquid for a long time.
  • Dropped dumplings are usually made using a protein or farinaceous mixture that is fortified and lightened.


Mid 17th century: from late Latin farinaceus, from farina.

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