- From Latin arenosus ("sandy"), from arena ("sand"). (Wiktionary)
“The vicinity disclosed frequent boulders of red and dark ferruginous sandstone, with a soil somewhat arenose, reclining upon a changeable deposite of sand and gravel, succeeded by a substratum of parti-colored and friable sandstone.”
“Fezzan oases is indeed mostly arenose, and the dates are nearly all impregnated with fine particles of sand, which takes place when they are ripe, and very much lowers their value.”
“Looking Window is pinpoint in the not too away later, in a arenose, unrefined, shattered”
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Words meaning sandy or pertaining to sand.
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