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Pruinose

Postby Grogie » Thu Jan 12, 2006 6:04 am

Frosty, or covered with fine hairs, bloom, dust, powder etc,etc so as to give the appearance of frost.
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Postby gailr » Thu Jan 12, 2006 11:12 pm

Where do you find these unusual words, grogie?

This is a nice one for gardeners, with equally interesting relatives: pruinescence, n. pruinous, a

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Postby Grogie » Fri Jan 13, 2006 6:20 am

Hi Gail. I usually find them at m-w.com. or oed.com. Many thanks for asking.
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