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arenite

[ar-uh-nahyt, uh-ree-] /ˈær əˌnaɪt, əˈri-/
noun, Geology.
1.
Origin of arenite
< Latin (h)arēn(a) sand + -ite1
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arenite

/ˈærəˌnaɪt; əˈriː-/
noun
1.
any arenaceous rock; a sandstone
Derived Forms
arenitic (ˌærəˈnɪtɪk) adjective
Word Origin
C20: from Latin harēna sand + -ite1
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