What does the word farinaceous mean?

Usage examples for farinaceous

  1. The farinaceous articles, such as rice, flour, corn, potatoes, and the like, are the most nutritious, and most easily digested. – The American Woman's Home by Catherine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe
  2. Farinaceous: Mealy, tasting like meal. – The American Woman's Home by Catherine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe
  3. A temporary bloatedness may be obtained, especially with the young, by eating much farinaceous food, such as pancakes, etc. – Hand-Book of Practical Cookery for Ladies and Professional Cooks by Pierre Blot
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