Pronunciation: (ar'id), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/arid.html on line 77 [key]
1. being without moisture; extremely dry; parched: arid land; an arid climate.
2. barren or unproductive because of lack of moisture: arid farmland.
3. lacking interest or imaginativeness; sterile; jejune: an arid treatment of an exciting topic.
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