arenaceous rock

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n arenaceous rock a sedimentary rock composed of sand
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Usage

In literature:

Many of the cliffs were composed of a light-coloured marl; but the formation is chiefly old arenaceous rocks.
"Discoveries in Australia, Volume 1." by J Lort Stokes
ARENACEOUS ROCKS include all sediments in which quartz sand is the most important constituent.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2" by Various
Arenaceous rocks described, 11.
"A Manual of Elementary Geology" by Charles Lyell
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