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synonyms for farinaceous

  • gritty
  • mealy
  • starchlike
  • starchy
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How to use farinaceous in a sentence

The skin was very thin; the pulp farinaceous, white, and of a good taste.
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION, VOL. 13, ISSUE 372, SATURDAY, MAY 30, 1829VARIOUS
After this, the food should consist of milk and farinaceous vegetables.
VEGETABLE DIET: AS SANCTIONED BY MEDICAL MEN, AND BY EXPERIENCE IN ALL AGESWILLIAM ANDRUS ALCOTT
Animal food, as I have shown elsewhere, is not so nutritious as some of the farinaceous vegetables.
VEGETABLE DIET: AS SANCTIONED BY MEDICAL MEN, AND BY EXPERIENCE IN ALL AGESWILLIAM ANDRUS ALCOTT
And if this oil tends to induce disease, and farinaceous food does not, why should not animal food be excluded?
VEGETABLE DIET: AS SANCTIONED BY MEDICAL MEN, AND BY EXPERIENCE IN ALL AGESWILLIAM ANDRUS ALCOTT
This species of farinaceous food is much used, and is fast coming into vogue.
VEGETABLE DIET: AS SANCTIONED BY MEDICAL MEN, AND BY EXPERIENCE IN ALL AGESWILLIAM ANDRUS ALCOTT
It was easily distinguished from the farinaceous pellets then collected by other bees.
INSECT ARCHITECTUREJAMES RENNIE
The people make weirs for them, and as the waters retire kill large numbers, which they use as a relish to their farinaceous food.
THE LAST JOURNALS OF DAVID LIVINGSTONE, IN CENTRAL AFRICA, FROM 1865 TO HIS DEATH, VOLUME I (OF 2), 1866-1868DAVID LIVINGSTONE
The men are not at all backward in returning the compliment, and the streets are at times filled with the farinaceous dust.
THE MEDICINE-MEN OF THE APACHE. (1892 N 09 / 1887-1888 (PAGES 443-604))JOHN G. BOURKE
A prehistoric farinaceous food of the Romans survives in our bridecake or wedding cake.
THE MEDICINE-MEN OF THE APACHE. (1892 N 09 / 1887-1888 (PAGES 443-604))JOHN G. BOURKE
The young may, however, be reared on farinaceous food, with the addition of a little fish and raw meat; when older on flesh alone.
NATURAL HISTORY OF THE MAMMALIA OF INDIA AND CEYLONROBERT A. STERNDALE
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WORDS RELATED TO FARINACEOUS

  • crumbly
  • farinaceous
  • friable
  • grainy
  • gritty
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