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mealy

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Food
mealymeal‧y /ˈmiːli/ adjective 🔊 🔊 1 DFfruit or vegetables that are mealy are dry and do not taste good 🔊 These apples are kind of mealy.2 DFcontaining meal
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mealyIt was gray, mealy, and small.The berries are red now, but they are mealy and tasteless.mealy applesBeador had lent her a magnificent five-year-old mealy bay gelding, called Fontana.However, like the newly decorated glasshouse toad, the mealy bugs, being white, found it difficult to remain unseen.The crevices where the spurs were cut back each year were particularly attractive hiding places for mealy bugs.Or dining mealy parrots drop fruit in your path.
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