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  • n. arenophile, a sand-loving organism

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as psammophilous.


Ancient Greek ψάμμος (psammos, "sand") + -phile. (Wiktionary)


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  • “Occasionally offerings come from the community of psammophiles (formally, plants that live in sand) — people who collect sand for fun.�?

    The New York Times, So Much to Learn About the Oceans From Sand, by Cornelia Dean, January 5, 2009

    January 8, 2009