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floury

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Pronunciation: /ˈflaʊəri
 
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Definition of floury in English:

adjective (flourier, flouriest)

1Of, resembling, or covered with flour: Maggie wiped her floury hands on her apron
More example sentences
  • His quest for salvation could only be aided by her loving, floury hands, and her suburban lifestyle and conservatory existence would welcome a hip - swivelling injection of true rock and roll.
  • The chicken was tasty and well-cooked, leaving me to mix up concoctions of guacamole, sour cream, salsa and grated cheese in the warm, floury fajitas.
  • The bhajis were small, tasty and not too floury.
2(Of a potato) having a soft, fluffy texture when cooked.
Example sentences
  • The root is round, seldom larger and often smaller than a small carrot, grey outside and yellowish white within, with a mealy texture like a floury potato.
  • You will need floury potatoes such as King Edwards that break down during the cooking, and you may need to mash a few of them at the end to thicken the liquid into a sweet, soupy stew.
  • King Edwards, for example are a dry floury potato that will disintegrate around the edges when boiled, so makes excellent mash, roast and chips.

Derivatives

flouriness

1
noun
Example sentences
  • The attributes of waxiness or flouriness are also influenced by the growing conditions, and by the age of the tuber.
  • The doses in this recipe are indicative, seeing that the balance depends on the "flouriness" of the potatoes, their absorbency capacity and the quality of the flour used.
  • Once the potatoes are diced, I rinse them to remove excess flouriness, and pat them dry.

Words that rhyme with floury

dowry, flowery, loury, showery, towery

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