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See definition of arenaceous on Dictionary.com
  • as inpowdery
  • as insandy
  • as industy

synonyms for arenaceous

  • chalky
  • crumbly
  • dusty
  • grainy
  • gravelly
  • arenose
  • branny
  • crumbling
  • dry
  • fine
  • floury
  • friable
  • granular
  • gritty
  • impalpable
  • loose
  • mealy
  • pulverulent
  • sandy
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    How to use arenaceous in a sentence

    Probably nine tenths of all the coast lines of the open ocean are formed of arenaceous material.
    OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
    Sand-dunes in deserts or on coasts are unconsolidated arenaceous rock-masses.
    THE NEW GRESHAM ENCYCLOPEDIA. VOL. 1 PART 2VARIOUS
    Arenaceous Rocks include all sediments in which quartz sand is the most important constituent.
    THE NEW GRESHAM ENCYCLOPEDIA. VOL. 1 PART 2VARIOUS
    The scenery of its coasts is in part arenaceous plains, and in part arable land, yielding corn to the Indians.
    SUMMARY NARRATIVE OF AN EXPLORATORY EXPEDITION TO THE SOURCES OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, IN 1820HENRY ROWE SCHOOLCRAFT
    But there are other reasons for the comparative paucity of fossils in arenaceous strata, as we shall see presently.
    GEOLOGYJAMES GEIKIE
    The Arabs say that, once "submerged" beneath the arenaceous "flood," a man loses the power to extricate himself.
    THE BOY SLAVESMAYNE REID
    I found myself when I entered in a gloomy chamber hewn out of a brown arenaceous clay.
    ROMAN MOSAICSHUGH MACMILLAN
    Kelloway rock (swelling out into an important arenaceous formation).
    A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
    Such are the cotton-wood and the beech-grape, species which are usually confined to the arenaceous alluvions of valleys.
    SCENES AND ADVENTURES IN THE SEMI-ALPINE REGION OF THE OZARK MOUNTAINS OF MISSOURI AND ARKANSASHENRY ROWE SCHOOLCRAFT
    The thickest deposits of this rock consist of clay and sand, alternating with marl and arenaceous limestone.
    THE WORLD BEFORE THE DELUGELOUIS FIGUIER
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    WORDS RELATED TO ARENACEOUS

    • arenaceous
    • arenose
    • chalky
    • crumbly
    • dirty
    • friable
    • granular
    • grubby
    • sandy
    • sooty
    • unclean
    • undusted
    • unswept
    • untouched
    • arenaceous
    • arenose
    • branny
    • chalky
    • crumbling
    • crumbly
    • dry
    • dusty
    • fine
    • floury
    • friable
    • grainy
    • granular
    • gravelly
    • gritty
    • impalpable
    • loose
    • mealy
    • pulverulent
    • sandy
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