arid
adjective Etymology: French or Latin; French aride, from Latin aridus, from arēre to be dry; akin to Sanskrit āsa ash, Old English asce Date: 1652 1. excessively dry; specifically having insufficient rainfall to support agriculture 2. lacking in interest and life ; jejunearidity nounaridness noun

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  • Arid — (v. lat.), dürre, trocken …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Arīd — (franz.), dürr, trocken; Aridität, Trockenheit. Dürre …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Arid — Arīd (lat.), dürr, trocken; Aridität, Dürre …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Arid — Arid, dürr, trocken; Aridität, Dürre, Trockenheit …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

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