Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

2017 Word of the Year

arenicolous

[ar-uh-nik-uh-luh s] /ˌær əˈnɪk ə ləs/
adjective
1.
inhabiting sand.
Origin of arenicolous
1850-1855
1850-55; < Latin (h)arēn(a) (see arena) + -i- + -colous
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for arenicolous

arenicolous

/ˌærɪˈnɪkələs/
adjective
1.
growing or living in sand or sandy places: arenicolous plants
Word Origin
C19: from Latin harēna sand + colere to inhabit
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for arenicolous

Word Value for arenicolous

0
17
Scrabble Words With Friends