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sun-dried

[suhn-drahyd] /ˈsʌnˌdraɪd/
adjective
1.
dried in the sun, as bricks or raisins.
2.
dried up or withered by the sun.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600
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  • And unless the legumes are sun-dried, there's likely an energy input required to dry the beans.
  • Heavy, brittle walls of traditional adobe-cheap, sun-dried brick-cracked instantly when the ground started bucking.
  • Few signs of the submersion remain, apart from some clamshells and sun-dried crayfish.
  • Stone-not sun-dried mud brick-gave permanence to these monuments, the last of the world's ancient wonders.
British Dictionary definitions for sun-dried

sun-dried

adjective
1.
dried or preserved by exposure to the sun
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