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sabulous

[sab-yuh-luh s] /ˈsæb yə ləs/
adjective
1.
sandy; gritty.
Origin
1625-1635
1625-35; < Latin sabul(um) sand + -ous
Related forms
sabulosity
[sab-yuh-los-i-tee] /ˌsæb yəˈlɒs ɪ ti/ (Show IPA),
noun
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British Dictionary definitions for sabulous

sabulous

/ˈsæbjʊləs/
adjective
1.
like sand in texture; gritty
2.
Also sabuline (ˈsæbjʊliːn). (of plants) growing in sand
Derived Forms
sabulosity (ˌsæbjʊˈlɒsɪtɪ) noun
Word Origin
C17: from Latin sabulōsus, from sabulumsand
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Word Origin and History for sabulous
adj.

"sandy," 1630s, from Latin sabulosus, from sabulum "coarse sand" (see sand (n.)).

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sabulous in Medicine

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

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