From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:
Pulverulent \Pul*ver"u*lent\, adjective [L. pulverulentus, fr. pulvis, pulveris, dust, powder: cf. F. pulv['e]rulent.] Consisting of, or reducible to, fine powder; covered with dust or powder; powdery; dusty.
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