AskDefine | Define arenaceous

Dictionary Definition

arenaceous adj : resembling or containing sand; or growing in sandy areas; "arenaceous limestone"; "arenaceous grasses" [syn: sandy, sandlike] [ant: argillaceous]

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English

Etymology

From Latin arenaceus, from arena ‘sand’.

Adjective

  1. In the context of "of soil}} Sandy.
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