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  • adj. Having the surface covered with a fine yellow dust, like pollen.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having the surface covered with a fine yellow dust, like pollen.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In entomology, covered (as if with pollen) with a loose or light powdery substance, often of a yellow color.

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Examples

  • 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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