noun Ar·e·nar·ia

Definition of Arenaria

  1. :  a genus of widely distributed chiefly low-tufted herbs with sessile leaves (family Caryophyllaceae) — see thyme-leaved sandwort

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Origin and Etymology of arenaria

New Latin, from Late Latin harenaria, arenaria, feminine of harenarius, arenarius of sand

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