arenose

[ ar-uh-nohs ]
/ ˈær əˌnoʊs /

adjective

sandy; gritty.
Also ar·e·nous [ar-uh-nuhs], /ˈær ə nəs/, a·ren·u·lous [uh-ren-yuh-luhs]. /əˈrɛn yə ləs/.

Origin of arenose

1400–50; late Middle English arenous<Latin (h)arēnōsus sandy. See arena, -ose1

OTHER WORDS FROM arenose

ar·e·nos·i·ty [ar-uh-nos-i-tee], /ˌær əˈnɒs ɪ ti/, noun
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