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arenose

[ar-uh-nohs] /ˈær əˌnoʊs/
adjective
1.
sandy; gritty.
Also, arenous
[ar-uh-nuh s] /ˈær ə nəs/ (Show IPA),
arenulous
[uh-ren-yuh-luh s] /əˈrɛn yə ləs/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English arenous < Latin (h)arēnōsus sandy. See arena, -ose1
Related forms
arenosity
[ar-uh-nos-i-tee] /ˌær əˈnɒs ɪ ti/ (Show IPA),
noun
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