sabulous

[ sab-yuh-luhs ]
/ ˈsæb yə ləs /

adjective

sandy; gritty: sabulous loam;sabulous coagulation in the kidneys.

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Origin of sabulous

First recorded in 1625–35; from Latin sabul(um) “coarse sand, gravel” + -ous

OTHER WORDS FROM sabulous

sab·u·los·i·ty [sab-yuh-los-i-tee], /ˌsæb yəˈlɒs ɪ ti/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for sabulous

sabulous

sabulose (ˈsæbjʊləʊs)

/ (ˈsæbjʊləs) /

adjective

like sand in texture; gritty
Also: sabuline (ˈsæbjʊliːn) (of plants) growing in sand

Derived forms of sabulous

sabulosity (ˌsæbjʊˈlɒsɪtɪ), noun

Word Origin for sabulous

C17: from Latin sabulōsus, from sabulum sand
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Medical definitions for sabulous

sabulous
[ săbyə-ləs ]

adj.

Gritty; sandy.
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