Definition of pulverous in English:

pulverous

Pronunciation /ˈpʌlv(ə)rəs/

adjective

  • Powdery; dusty.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Guy de Chauliac's Grande Chirurgie. Partly from post-classical Latin pulverosus reduced to powder, dusty, partly from its elements classical Latin pulver-, pulvis pulver + -ous.