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dusty, rough, grainy, arenaceous, gritty, granular, acervulus, ammophilous, arenicolous, abrasive, crumbly, friable, loose, lumpy, permeable, porous, powdery, rasping, sandy, scratchy
- sabre-toothed tiger,
- sac fungus,
Origin of sabulous
1625–35; < Latin sabul(um) sand + -ous
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like sand in texture; gritty
Also: sabuline (ˈsæbjʊliːn) (of plants) growing in sand
Word Origin for sabulous
C17: from Latin sabulōsus, from sabulum sand
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"sandy," 1630s, from Latin sabulosus, from sabulum "coarse sand" (see sand (n.)).
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