Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 09/17/16 Pulverulent

Pulverulent (adjective)
pulverulent [puhl-ver-yuh-luh nt, -ver-uh-luh nt]


adjective
1. consisting of dust or fine powder.
2. crumbling to dust or powder.
3. covered with dust or powder.

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Origin: 1650-60; < Latin pulverulentus dusty, equivalent to pulver- (stem of pulvis) dust + -ulentus -ulent

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