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sab·u·lous

 (săb′yə-ləs) also sab·u·lose (-lōs′)
adj.
Gritty; sandy.

[From Latin sabulōsus, from sabulum, coarse sand.]

sab′u·los′i·ty (-lŏs′ĭ-tē) n.

sabulous

(ˈsæbjʊləs) or

sabulose

adj
1. like sand in texture; gritty
2. (Botany) Also: sabuline (of plants) growing in sand
[C17: from Latin sabulōsus, from sabulum sand]
sabulosity n
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