sabulosity

sabulous

[sab-yuh-luhs]
adjective
sandy; gritty.

Origin:
1625–35; < Latin sabul(um) sand + -ous

sabulosity [sab-yuh-los-i-tee] , noun
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sabulous or sabulose (ˈsæbjʊləs, ˈsæbjʊləʊs)
 
adj
1.  like sand in texture; gritty
2.  Also: sabuline (of plants) growing in sand
 
[C17: from Latin sabulōsus, from sabulumsand]
 
sabulose or sabulose (ˈsæbjʊləs, ˈsæbjʊləʊs, ˈsæbjʊliːn)
 
adj
 
[C17: from Latin sabulōsus, from sabulumsand]
 
sabulosity or sabulose
 
n

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sabulous sab·u·lous (sāb'yə-ləs) or sab·u·lose (-lōs')
adj.
Gritty; sandy.

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