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mealy    : [m'ili]
Mealy \Meal"y\ (m[=e]l"[y^]), a. [Compar. {Mealier}; superl.
1. Having the qualities of meal; resembling meal; soft, dry,
and friable; easily reduced to a condition resembling
meal; as, a mealy potato.
[1913 Webster]

2. Overspread with something that resembles meal; as, the
mealy wings of an insect. --Shak.
[1913 Webster] mealybug

adj 1: containing meal or made of meal
2: composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in
texture or consistency; "granular sugar"; "the photographs
were grainy and indistinct"; "it left a mealy residue" [synonym:
{farinaceous}, {coarse-grained}, {grainy}, {granular},
{granulose}, {gritty}, {mealy}]

91 Moby Thesaurus words for "mealy":
achromatic, achromic, anemic, ashen, ashy, bled white, bloodless,
branny, cadaverous, chalklike, chalky, chloranemic, colorless,
comminute, comminuted, crushed, dead, deadly pale, deathly pale,
detrital, detrited, dim, dimmed, dingy, discolored, disintegrated,
dull, dusty, efflorescent, etiolated, exsanguinated, exsanguine,
exsanguineous, faded, faint, fallow, farinaceous, fine, flaky,
flat, floury, furfuraceous, ghastly, gone to dust, grated, gray,
ground, haggard, hueless, hypochromic, impalpable, lackluster,
leaden, levigated, livid, lurid, lusterless, mat, milled, muddy,
neutral, pale, pale as death, pale-faced, pallid, pasty, pestled,
powdered, powdery, pulverant, pulverized, pulverulent,
reduced to powder, sallow, scaly, scobicular, scobiform, scurfy,
sharded, shredded, sickly, tallow-faced, toneless, triturated,
uncolored, wan, washed-out, waxen, weak, whey-faced, white

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