Definitions

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  • adj. sandy, gritty, full of sand.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Sandy; full of sand.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Full of sand; sandy.

Etymologies

From Latin arenosus ("sandy"), from arena ("sand"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • 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.

    ROCKY MOUNTAIN LIFE

  • 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.

    Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846

  • Looking Window is pinpoint in the not too away later, in a arenose, unrefined, shattered

    Article directories Celibataire Urbaine

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