1Of, like, or containing meal.‘a mealy flavor’‘stomp along through deep, mealy sand’
- ‘Chana masala is an intense dish of chick peas in a hot and spicy masala sauce, which retains a lush mealy quality, often served with pilau rice.’
- ‘At my prompting, we sat outside, where the mealy smell of cooking grease gave way to carbon monoxide.’
- 1.1(of a person's complexion, an animal's muzzle, or a bird's plumage) pale.
- 1.2(of part of a plant or fungus) covered with granules resembling meal.