furfuraceous


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fur·fu·ra·ceous

 (fûr′fə-rā′shəs, -fyə-)
adj.
Made of or covered with scaly, branlike particles.

[From Late Latin furfurāceus, branlike, scaly : Latin furfur, bran + Latin -āceus, -aceous.]

furfuraceous

(ˌfɜːfjʊˈreɪʃəs; -fəˈreɪ-)
adj
1. (Agriculture) relating to or resembling bran
2. (Pathology) med resembling dandruff; scaly
ˌfurfuˈraceously adv

fur•fu•ra•ceous

(ˌfɜr fyəˈreɪ ʃəs, -fə-)

adj.
1. of or containing bran.
2. resembling bran.
3. scaly; scurfy.
[1640–50; < Late Latin furfurāceus, derivative of Latin furfur bran, scaly infection]
fur`fu•ra′ceous•ly, adv.
Translations

fur·fu·ra·ceous

a. furfuráceo-a, escamoso-a, o que se asemeja a escamas.
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