from The Century Dictionary.
- In entomology, covered (as if with pollen) with a loose or light powdery substance, often of a yellow color.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Zoöl.) Having the surface covered with a fine yellow dust, like pollen.
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- adjective zoology Having the
surfacecovered with a fine yellow dust, like pollen.
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Onopordinis_, but proportionably more elongate and less convex; rostrum and thorax longer; pilosity of the body underneath much thinner and shorter; thighs thicker, more clavate, the anterior evidently costate-rugose underneath; without whitish marks on the elytra, and without that layer of light-brown earth-like pollinose transudation which is often wanting in rubbed specimens of _Larinus
Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society - Vol. 3 Zoology
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