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arenite

[ ar-uh-nahyt, uh-ree- ]
/ ˈær əˌnaɪt, əˈri- /
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noun Geology.
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Origin of arenite

<Latin (h)arēn(a) sand + -ite1
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British Dictionary definitions for arenite

arenite
/ (ˈærəˌnaɪt, əˈriː-) /

noun
any arenaceous rock; a sandstone

Derived forms of arenite

arenitic (ˌærəˈnɪtɪk), adjective

Word Origin for arenite

C20: from Latin harēna sand + -ite 1
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