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A soil of a type consisting mainly of sand, with little humus or clay, found typically in deserts and arid tropical regions.
- ‘Medium to fine grained Kalahari sands, with gleyic arenosols in inundation-prone floodplain grassland areas.’
- ‘Soils are predominantly sandy, yellowish-red in colour and slightly acidic (5
Mid 20th century: from Latin arena sand + -sol.
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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.