Examples of arid in a Sentence
a dull and arid textbook
an arid speech about duty and responsibility
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For their research, Villagra and colleagues conducted the first-ever survey of M. brevipennis in various sites of the semi-arid Matorral region.
But on a few old pieces of continent, especially in arid deserts, the marks of asteroids have been preserved.
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Origin and Etymology of arid
French or Latin; French aride, from Latin aridus, from arēre to be dry; akin to Sanskrit āsa ash, Old English asce
First Known Use: 1652
ARID Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of arid for English Language Learners
: very dry : having very little rain or water
: lacking in interest and life
ARID Defined for Kids
Definition of arid for Students
: not having enough rainfall to support agriculture
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