Definition of Floury

1. Adjective. Resembling flour in fine powdery texture. "A floury clay"

Similar to: Fine
Derivative terms: Flour



Definition of Floury

1. a. Of or resembling flour; mealy; covered with flour.

Definition of Floury

1. Adjective. Resembling flour. ¹

2. Adjective. Covered in flour. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Floury

1. resembling flour [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Floury

flouring
flourish
flourished
flourisher
flourishers
flourishes
flourishest
flourisheth
flourishing
flourishingly
flourishings
flourless
flourlike
flourodeoxyglucose
flours
floury (current term)
floury cornea
flouse
floused
flouses
floush
floushed
floushes
floushing
flousing
flout
flouted
flouter
flouters
flouting

Literary usage of Floury

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1. The Physical Basis of Heredity by Thomas Hunt Morgan (1919)
"floury corns have an endosperm, that is almost wholly made up of cells ... Hayes and East have shown that if a floury corn be used as the mother and a flint ..."

2. Vital Records of Marblehead, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 by Joseph Warren Chapman (1904)
"FLORENCE (see also Fleury, Florance, Florey, floury, Flowers, ... floury (see also Florence), Mary, and John Hooker, Dec. 28, 1732. c. R. 3. ..."

3. Plant Genetics by John Merle Coulter, Merle Crowe Coulter (1918)
"cross (corneous pollen and floury ovule), the F, generation was all floury. This result certainly suggests maternal inheritance, for in both cases it is the ..."

4. Women Artists in All Ages and Countries by Elizabeth Fries Ellet (1859)
"Pupils of floury and Cogniet.—Madame Chaudet.—Kinds of Painting in Vogue.—The Princess Marie d'Orleans.—Her Statue of the Maid of Orleans.—Her last Work. ..."

5. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1843)
"... permission of the Cardinal de floury to have On the death of Cardinal de Fleury, in 1743, Voltaire aspired (o fill his place in the Académie Française. ..."

6. Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1885)
"more floury material. The residue chiefly consisted of quartz-grains, grains of shale and coal, and some bits of iron pyrites. The specimens figured in the ..."

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