arenaceous

adjective
ar·​e·​na·​ceous | \ ˌa-rə-ˈnā-shəs How to pronounce arenaceous (audio) , ˌer-ə-ˈnā-shəs \

Definition of arenaceous

1 : resembling, made of, or containing sand or sandy particles
2 : growing in sandy places

First Known Use of arenaceous

1646, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for arenaceous

Latin arenaceus, from arena

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The first known use of arenaceous was in 1646

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“Arenaceous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/arenaceous. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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arenaceous

adjective
ar·​e·​na·​ceous | \ ˌar-ə-ˈnā-shəs How to pronounce arenaceous (audio) \

Medical Definition of arenaceous

: resembling, made of, or containing sand or sandy particles

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