arenaceous

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • adjective Resembling, derived from, or containing sand.
  • adjective Growing or living in sandy areas.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • adjective Sandy; abounding in sand; having the properties of sand.
  • adjective Figuratively, dry; arid.
  • adjective Composed largely of sand or sandy particles.

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Note

The word 'arenaceous' comes from a Latin word meaning 'arena sand'.