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mealy

  

      adj   , mealier, mealiest  
1    resembling meal; powdery  
2    containing or consisting of meal or grain  
3    sprinkled or covered with meal or similar granules  
4    (esp. of horses) spotted; mottled  
5    pale in complexion  
6       short for       mealy-mouthed  
  mealiness      n  


mealy bug  
      n   any plant-eating homopterous insect of the genus Pseudococcus and related genera, coated with a powdery waxy secretion: some species are pests of citrus fruits and greenhouse plants: family Pseudococcidae  
mealy-mouthed  
      adj   hesitant or afraid to speak plainly; not outspoken  
     (C16: from mealy (in the sense: soft, soft-spoken))  
  mealy-mouthedness      n  
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mealy bug, mealies, meanly, measly

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