The Collaborative International Dictionary
granulose \gran"u*lose`\, a. Granular.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
part of starch convertible into sugar, 1875, from Late Latin granulum "small grain," diminutive of granum "grain" (see grain) + chemical suffix -ose.
n. (context biochemistry English) The main constituent of the starch grain or granule, in distinction from the framework of cellulose. It is coloured blue by iodine, and is converted into dextrin and sugar by boiling acids and amylolytic ferments.
Usage examples of "granulose".
Sarebbero venute molto granulose, terribili in quanto a luminosità, ma sufficientemente belle.
In the dark, he felt its surfaces to be some kind of granulose shingle, firm and silent beneath his boots.