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arenose

[ar-uh-nohs]
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adjective
  1. sandy; gritty.
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Also ar·e·nous [ar-uh-nuh s] /ˈær ə nəs/, a·ren·u·lous [uh-ren-yuh-luh s] /əˈrɛn yə ləs/.

Origin of arenose

1400–50; late Middle English arenous < Latin (h)arēnōsus sandy. See arena, -ose1
Related formsar·e·nos·i·ty [ar-uh-nos-i-tee] /ˌær əˈnɒs ɪ ti/, noun
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