from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Covered with minute grains, appearing like fine sand.
- transitive v. To sprinkle or moisten with dew; to bedew.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To moisten with dew.
- In zoology, dotted with white or light color, as if with dewdrops; in entomology, marked with minute dots of color: said especially of the wings of lepidopters when numerous single scales differ from the ground color.
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