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[far-uh-ney-shuh s] /ˌfær əˈneɪ ʃəs/

consisting or made of flour or meal, as food.
containing or yielding starch, as seeds; starchy.
mealy in appearance or nature.
consisting or made of starch, such as bread, macaroni, and potatoes
having a mealy texture or appearance
containing starch: farinaceous seeds

1640s, from Late Latin farinaceus, from farina (see farina).

farinaceous far·i·na·ceous (fār’ə-nā’shəs)
Made from, rich in, or consisting of starch.


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