How to use Mealy in a sentence
The Large Black breed, which vies with the Large White breed for size, and is probably its superior as a bacon pig, has only since 1900 received national show-yard recognition; but there is ample evidence that, with its characteristic whole black colour with a mealy hue, length, fine hair and lop ear, the Large Black existed in the south of England for generations.
It has been found sporadically near the Aleutian Islands, between the Philippines and Marianne Islands and to the south of the Galapagos group. It is made up to a large extent of the siliceous frustules of diatoms. It is usually yellowish-grey and often straw-coloured when wet, though when dried it becomes white and mealy.
They have also come up with parasites that eat mealy bugs.
A true explosion of exotic fruit intermingled with mealy oak greets the taster, followed by layers of silky, rich flavors.
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Whitewashed Bramble (Rubus Biflorus) - Has tall wand-like stems often 10 feet or more in height, whitened with a mealy substance on the bark.
The florists favourites are distinguished by the dense mealy matter with which the flowers are covered.
The long, silvery-grey fruit is constantly sold in the Constantinople markets under the name of "Ighide agaghi," and is sweet and pleasant to the taste, abounding as it does in a dry, mealy, saccharine substance.
Silver Berry or Missouri Silver Tree (Elaeagnus Argentea) - Has very fragrant tubular yellow flowers, followed by an abundance of nearly globular, dry, mealy, edible fruit.
In the variety pulverulenta the leaves are almost white and covered with a mealy glaucescence; flowers, white and wax-like in form, like those of Lily of the Valley, come in summer in beautiful loose drooping clusters.Advertisement
Every effort should be made to prepare a good mealy tilth by suitable ploughing, harrowing and consolidation.
Aphides are provided with a mealy skin, which does not allow water to be attached to it, and thus insecticides for destroying them contain soft soap, which fixes the solution to the skin; paraffin is added to corrode the skin, and the up the breathing pores and so produces asphyxiation.
There has also been very little naturalization of parrots, but the rosella parrakeet of Australia (Platycercus eximius) is being propagated by escaped captives in the north island of New Zealand, and its ally the mealy rosella (P. pallidiceps) is locally wild in Hawaii, the stock in this case having descended from a single pair intentionally liberated.
The families Psyllidae (or " jumpers ") with eight or ten segments in the feeler and the Aleyrodidae (or " snowyflies ") distinguished by their white mealy wings, are of comparatively slight importance.